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Calvin Edwards

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Calvin Edwards

Born in Kings Mountain N.C., Calvin is also a well-know international artist who has performed in Okinawa, Tokyo, and China as well as performing for the G8 Summit for President Clinton in Okinawa. Calvin is now performing in the USA and has played in San Francisco, New York, Charleston, including the The 2005 NAMM SHOW in Anahiem, CA, the Romare Bearden 99th Birthday Bash, the grand-opening of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC, the Fall for Greenville event in SC, the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC and the Guilford College Homecoming in Greensboro, NC.

At 17, he joined the famous Gospel group Five Blind Boys of Alabama for many years. Then, he moved to L.A. to play in his brothers band, The Jett Edwards Band. During this time, Calvin and his brother recorded two albums together, including one song which was recorded by George Benson.

Mr. Edwards has released four CD's as a band leader ….... 1. So What, Don't Forget – Venus Records – Japan 2. Let It Flow – Simply Smoking Records – USA 3. Just Swing – Roving Spirits – Japan 4. That's It – Chasity Music Records – USA 5. The Maupin/Williams Project – Simply Smoking Records – USA 6. Live from San Francisco – Chasity Music Records – USA 7. Mr. Edwards has performed with and/or booked various artist through Chasity Music including Tom Brown, Tuck & Patti, Michael White, Kei Akagi, Lonnie Plaxico, Benny Maupin, Hidefumi Toke, Javon Jackson, Michael O'Neil, Ron Brown, Ali Jackson, Michael Paluo, Michael Wolf, Roy Ayers, Everette Harp, Dan Siegel, Phil Perry ….... To book the Calvin Edwards Trio, email Mr. Ewards at calvin@calvinedwards.com



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