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Sounds Like: George Benson, Cameron Pierre, Wes Montgomery, Russell Malone
Manager: RelavationS Music Group
Bio: Edison is a fine expressive guitarist based in the UK. He has an accessible style with flowing rhythm and melodic lines. Edison always gives a tight performance and is a joy to listen to. Studying classical piano at Yorkshire College of Music with Irene Ingram and teaching himself the guitar l...See Full Bio
Edison Herbert has a show on 2014-06-08 at 20:00 @ Bar 414 in London http://www.reverbnation.com/p/bzvyEA #concert
“Edison Herbert, whose My Favourite Tunes is an enjoyable bop/post-bop album that occasionally detours into R&B territory. Herbert usually leads an intimate guitar trio on this 2014 release, employing Neville Malcolm on acoustic bass and Winston Clifford on drums. And as a guitarist, Herbert favors a lyrical approach along the lines of Wes Montgomery and George Benson (two of his main influences). Herbert swings, but he does so in a melodic fashion on accessible performances such as “Paintings,” “Is This It?” and “E’s Train” (which hints at Duke Ellington’s “Take the A Train”). Ballads are one of his strong points, and his proficiency as a ballad player is evident on “It Takes Time,” “You Never Know” and “One Hello” Because Herbert includes one vocal track that is more R&B than jazz, some people might wonder if My Favourite Tunes is a “smooth jazz” album. But no, the performances on this release are mostly straight-ahead instrumental jazz. Herbert is ”
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