Ed Roth

”Mad Beatnik” by Ed Roth features 3-time Grammy winning saxophonist Tom Scott, as well as Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy winning drummer, Chad Smith!

Ed's sophomore album of the same name (”Mad Beatnik”) is a follow up to his prior critically acclaimed self-titled debut album which spawned three Smooth AC singles; “Summertime,” “Biggest Part Of Me,” and “Blue.”

“This is a truly organic album,” notes Roth. “There is no programming, no midi, no sequencing, no beat detective, no auto tune. Every keyboard instrument is real — acoustic pianos, electric pianos, clavinets, or analog keyboards, and you feel that. All real instruments, drums, sax, trumpet, percussion, guitar, trombone, and electric bass or keyboard bass...and you certainly feel that too.”

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10/2013: “Ed Roth: Keyboard Versatility” ~Roland U.S.

01/2013: Ed Roth Hot-Pick Debut Album Review. ~SmoothJazz.com

10/26/12: “Ed Roth is a good balance of original material, familiar old tunes and unexpected melodies; an array of recognizable themes played by monster L.A. studio cats; it’s a welcome addition to this season’s jazz releases.” ~Jazz Times

10/2012: “Ed Roth's debut album works on so many levels, and easily earns a solid place on my 'must-have' list!” ~Scott O'Brien, SmoothJazz.com

10/2012: “With a very different spin on Ambrosia’s much-vaunted hit ‘Biggest Part Of Me,’ Roth has taken this David Pack composition and totally flipped it on its head

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