Ken Edwards (trumpet/flugelhorn) currently teaches at Citrus College in Glendora, CA. Before relocating to the Los Angeles area, Ken was an active freelance musician and educator in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and taught for eleven years at The University of Texas at Arlington. 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). He was also a member and featured soloist in the world-renown One O’clock Lab band at The University of North Texas and served as Teaching Fellow/Assistant while earning his M.M. in Jazz Performance.
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February 2022: Citrus College Jazz Faculty & Friends (Alan Waddington, drums; Ken Edwards, trumpet; Elliot Diaz, guitar; Max Juarez, bass). Recorded at 37 St Joseph Studios, Arcadia, CA.
“Sandu” by Clifford Brown – arranged and performed by Ken Edwards
Interested in a course I teach at Citrus College -or- online lessons: jazz improvisation or jazz theory?
Besides the love for my family, music is what truly gets me out of bed in the mornings