Edwin G. Hamilton is a professional musician and an educator. His dedication to the art of music is inspiring. In 2014 he earned a Jazz Fellowship to go study in New Orleans, Louisiana under the great Herlin Riley. At his young age he has already performed, recorded and/or worked with notable names such as: Teddy Adams, Explorer’s Club, Chris Crenshaw, Michael Dease, Calvin Edwards, Delbert Felix, Mike Frost, Aaron Goldberg, Wycliffe Gordon, Niki Haris, Enrique Hernandez, Charmaine Neville, Delfeayo Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Shannon Powell, Marcus Printup, Vinny Raniola, Herlin Riley, Christian Sands, Tye Tribbet, Donald Vega, Frank Vignola, Christian Winther and many more. Edwin has also played on big stages/arenas in front of crowds of over 10,000 and has toured the United States, extensively; he has also toured Europe (Switzerland) with renowned vocalist, Niki Haris (2014).
Edwin’s talents, hard work and professionalism have made him one of the most sought after drummer/percussionists in the Southeast. He also drums locally for many different groups in the CSRA (Central Savannah River Area) where he is first call. He is currently the drummer for the Mike Frost Band. Edwin proudly serves as the Minister of Music at Olive Branch Baptist Church in Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina under the direction and leadership of Rev. Dr. James E. Dukes. He maintains a private instruction studio and loves to teach serious students lessons