A native of Saginaw, Michigan Edison started out playing the piano under the tutelage of Claudine “Mommy” Wicks, the mother of the great trumpeter Sonny Stitt. As a son of a Baptist minister, being around musicians and church was a normal thing, at that time that’s when the drums became appealing. Not receiving his first drum kit until the 8th grade, he really had no formal drum training. Edison learned how to groove from watching local church drummers and attending various gospel workshops. An opportunity opened to be the main drummer at his church until graduating high school. After high school he moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma to attend Oral Roberts University for a computer science degree. Since finishing college he’s had the opportunity to play or record with many secular and Christian artists. Believing what Proverbs 18:16 says, “Your gift will make room for you”. Working on your craft is a lifelong journey.