Mr. Ken Edwards
Adjunct Instructor of Trumpet, Jazz Studies
Location: Room 367D Fine Arts Building
Ken Edwards has been an active freelance musician in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for the past 14 years. He was a featured soloist while on tour with the legendary jazz trumpeter, Maynard Ferguson and played on Ferguson’s final studio album, The One and Only (MF Music). Ken has performed with many well-known artists such as Joe Lovano, Wayne Bergeron, Maria Schneider, Jimmy Heath, Gladys Knight and The Temptations. In 2007, Ken released his first solo CD entitled “Lost In This Place” on the Armored Records Label. In addition, he has recorded with Stockton Helbing, Brian Mulholland, the UNT One O’clock Lab Band, The Mark Tonelli Group, Dallas? Original Jazz Orchestra and Jerrod Daniel. Originally playing tuba and trombone, Ken made the switch to trumpet in college and earned his B.M. from the University of Texas Arlington and a M.M. in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas.