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
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 [email protected]
My Jazz Story
I have been a jazz lover since i traveled with the Five Blinds Boys in the 70's and
hearing the Brooklyn Allstar's guitar player.
- LOU DONALDSON - BLUES WALK