A four year member of the
band, Ed began his musical career by playing saxophone and clarinet , studying with Hap
Ashenfelter. He picked up the guitar several years later and began playing rock and
country music in various bands throughout his high school and college years.
During the 70s
& 80s, Ed enjoyed stints with several country acts and opened for acts including
Loretta Lynn, Marty Robbins Band, and McGuffey Lane. He is an ardent student of the acoustic guitar
which he plays in the band.