Ed Vezinho

Ed Vezinho

Ed Vezinho
Jazz Composition and Arranging

Ed Vezinho

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Biography

Woodwind specialist Ed Vezinho has been living and working in the tristate area since 1981.He earned a masters in music performance degree from the Crane School of Music in Potsdam, New York. Playing credits include recording dvd's with Shirley Bassey and Johnny Mathis as well as television performances on the Today Show and the MTV Video Awards.

He has had compositions and arrangements performed internationally with bands such as the Perth ( Australia ) Jazz Orchestra, the XL Big Band ( Sweden ) and the Chicago Jazz Orchestra. Ed has also written many commissions for colleges, university's and junior and senior high schools through out the United States. On the faculty at Rowan University since 1999 where he teaches composition and arranging, Ed continues as co-leader of the Ed Vezinho / Jim Ward Big Band. They recently released their third cd "With Friends Like These" on the Dreamboxmedia label. Ed lives in Egg Harbor Township with his wife Paula, son Ryan and daughter Genna.