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JONATHAN (SKIP) EDWARDS - Guitarist and Bassist




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Musical Education
Cleveland, Ohio

  • Ben Austin, Composer/Arranger and Multi-Instrumentalist
  • James Nellems, Saxophonist, studied Music Theory, Harmony and Arranging
  • Cuyahoga Community College - Music Theory and Harmony
  • Cleveland Institute of Music, Under the direction of world renowned Classical Guitarist, Andres Metzakoff

San Francisco, California

  • San Francisco State University - Music Theory, Harmony & Composition
  • New College of San Francisco - Independent studies in Composition & Performance, Graduated 1979 w/BA in Humanities, specializing in Music Performance and Composition
  • Muhammad Tsofiotsom Kall (Calvin Strickland), Composer/ Arranger and Master Trumpeter. Studied Jazz Improvisation, Big Band & Ensemble Playing.
  • Studied under Jazz Guitarist Henry Robinett
  • Studied under Jazz & Classical Guitarist, Rashaan Jahlil Mohammed.

Boston, Massachusetts
The Berkeley College of Music
Performing Experience with these groups:

  • The Count Basie Orchestra
  • The Willie Smith Little Big Band
  • Karamu Theatre Production of H.M.S. Pentifore
  • Karamu Theatre Production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat
  • Sadeka Recording Sessions, Album Debut, "Premonitions"
  • Mwonogozi Recordings Sessions (Album not released)
  • Bob Mackey Big Band
  • Skip Edwards Solo Guitar
  • The Skip Edwards/L.R. Smith Jazz Duo
  • Impacto Nuevo (Salsa Band)
  • The Skip Edwards Quartet
  • S. Edwards & Khevan Lennon Onaje Duets
  • Sounds of the Sixties (Motown Review)


Cleveland, Ohio
Night Town
The Boarding House
Brandy Wines
Holiday Inn/Lakeside
Public Hall Auditorium
Karamu House Theatre
The Chique Night Club
Cleveland Music Settlement
Cafe Society
The Executive Club
Fireside Lounge
Civic Auditorium
Shaker Shanty Lounge
Spatz (Warrensville, Ohio)
Reason Why (Shaker Heights, Ohio)
McKinley Aud. (Canton, Ohio)
Best Western Inn (Wickliffe, Ohio
Rose Carte Cafe (Chagrin Falls)
The Ritz Carlton
Club Isabellas
Raintree (Chagrin Falls)
Vel's Party Center
Stouffers Inn on the Square
The Celebrations
The Coliseum
Tiajuanna Cafe
Mondo Cane
The Togo Suite
The Club Spirits
Sunny Spot Cafe
Pier East (Shaker Heights, Ohio)
Thistledown (Ohio Derby, Warrensville)
Sir-House (Mt. Pleasant Valley, Ohio)
Hillbrook Club (Geauga Co., Ohio)
Lakewood Country Club (Avon Lake)
San Francisco
San Francisco Institute of Art
On Gold Street
A Taste Of Honey (Oakland, CA)
Oakland Auditorium
Hippo's Palace
Keystone Korner
The Scarab (Berkeley)
S. F. State University
The Loft (Oakland, CA)
The Fox Trap (Oakland, CA)
New College of San Francisco
Western Addition Culture Center
The Little Theatre
Black Repertory Theatre (Berkeley

New York
Oneida Auditorium (Oneida)
Riviera Theatre (Buffalo)


Sully's Night Club (Detroit)

Latin Jazz Ensemble
Jazz Trio

Besa Me Muco - Salsa
Summer's Gone - Cha Cha
Linda Es - Merengue

Au PraVaue
Beach Song

Solo Guitar

Tema Talste

  Furnished upon request    

Furnished upon request.



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