Eddie Lopez started playing Violin in Grade School
Trumpet > Bari Sax but soon switched to Tenor Sax in High School
Studying the Horn players being played on the radio such as Tower of Power, Chicago and Cold Blood.
Later at 17 he landed a spot in the hottest band in the Cal Central Valley"Blue Image"
by Playing Lenny Pickett's Tenor Sax Solo of Tower of Power's "Squibb Cakes" note for note.
Grover Washington's Tune Mr. Magic to this day has been in influence and reason for playing Smooth Jazz
At present Eddie Lopez is promoting his CD Just For Tonight
And is currently playing Old School, Top 40 and Latin Grooves with The New Monsanto Band
Oldies,Motown and Country Music with The Dave Aguallo Band
The Time Out Band Featuring Sherry "Sweet" Thang" Ortiz
NOTE: Eddie also writes, arranges and records all his music
Plays Soprano, Alto,Tenor and Baritone Saxes
Keyboards, Drum Programming and Rhythm Guitar
Eddie's CD's are available at cd baby.com/eddielopez, i tunes & amazon.
1st CD/Ocean Breezes
2nd CD/Just for Tonight