Ken Edwards, trumpet and flugelhorn player, has been an active freelance musician in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for the past 10 years. Ken was a featured soloist while on tour with the legendary jazz trumpeter, Maynard Ferguson, and played on Ferguson's final studio album, The One and Only (MF Music). Ken has shared the stage with many well-known artists, such as Joe Lovano, Lew Soloff, and recorded alongside Wayne Bergeron, Chip McNeill and Steve Wiest. Ken has also recorded with Stockton Helbing, Brian Mulholland, the UNT One O'clock Lab Band, Dan Bruce, The Dallas Original Jazz Orchestra, The Mark Tonelli Group and Jerrod Daniel, to name a few. Originally playing tuba and trombone, Ken made the switch to trumpet in college and earned his B.M. from the University of Texas Arlington and his M.M in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas. He currently teaches at the University of Texas Arlington.
Courtois Evolution III Bb Trumpet, Brushed Laquer
Yamaha 6310z Trumpet
Yamaha 631 Flugelhorn
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