Thursday, April 3rd
Midwest Smooth Jazz is proud to present on Thursday, April 3rd, at 6:30pm, Ed Achibald at the Ozone, in Omaha, for another Smooth Jazz Thursday.
Ed Archibald is a Jazz saxophonist with over 30 years of experience. His musical roots are a mixed bag of Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Country and Classical music, which gives his sound a truly unique flavor. Ed has had the privilege of playing alongside Chaka Khan and as the solo opening act for Kem in 2009.He has performed on the same stage as Marcus Johnson, Everett Harp, and Nelson Rangell and has also had the honor to be the opening act for the legendary Al Green. He has appeared on the local television talent show “Jazz One” and for the last several years he has played at the popular Omaha Riverfront Jazz & Blues Festival.
His 2006 critically acclaimed debut album entitled “Smoove Grooves” is available now on many Internet downloading sites such as iTunes, Soul101 and Rhapsody and can even be purchased on CD Baby.com. His sophomore project Love, Jazz & Soul, released in December 2008, is already receiving positive feedback.
If you enjoy the musical stylings of Grover Washington, Kirk Whalum, and Boney James, you will no doubt enjoy Ed sophisticated take on modern contemporary jazz.