Ed Davis began his career as a Ruth Close Musical Fellowship scholar at the University of Oregon studying violin and viola. Appearances at ABC Good Morning America Studio, New York’s Limelight and Detroit’s Royal Oak Theater followed. Performing a wide range of styles from classical to jazz, folk rock to electronic music, he’s played with such acts such as Jennifer Brunetti’s Mercyside and toured with members of Modern English and Jesus Jones. Ed has scored and collaborated in a number of television projects, live cinema soundtracks, theater, dance, animation and film scores, including work premiered at Cannes and Sundance, off Broadway, and scores for BBC Television and Pinnacle Studios, Seattle.
He has been involved in two hybrid electronic/acoustic live soundtracks for a silent film series with Xoos and has toured with The Olympia Chamber Orchestra performing Timothy Brock's The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Other performances include ABC's Good Morning America studio opening for Suzanne Vega and Sugar Ray, and live performance with Sky Cries Mary. Other live sessions have included jams with members of 10,000 Maniacs and The Kinks. Ed has composed music for theatrical productions of Closer by Patrick Marber, Six plays by Tennessee Williams and The Libertine by Stephen Jeffreys. Ed has been involved in recording projects under such labels as Mi5, Aeterna, SubPop, Sony and Warner, and is a founding member of BomberGirl and the Mechanic www.bombergirl.us, an electronic music, dance and animation group.
Performances in diverse venues and festivals have included the Seattle Opera House, Bumbershoot, Folklife Festival, Intiman Theater, ACT Theater, Phoenix Underground, The Limelight, ABC Studios, B.B. King’s Times Square, Detroit's Royal Oak Theater, CBGB’s, Galapagos Art Space, Mercury Lounge, Monkeytown, The Gene Frankel, The Red Room, The Kirk at Theatrerow, openings and other events primarily in the New York City and Seattle areas.