Ed Hrybyk is an upright and electric bassist, composer, arranger, and educator emerging from the Baltimore/DC area. Ed graduated from Baltimore School for the Arts in 2006 where he studied classical bass with Laura Ruas. He graduated from the University of the Arts in 2010 with an undergraduate degree in jazz bass performance. Under the tutelage of Craig Thomas and Steve Beskrone, Ed received the Jymie Merritt Bass Award. Ed resides in Baltimore, MD where he has performed with local bands, Ultrafaux, The Bumper Jacksons, Hot Club of Baltimore, and Unity Reggae Band. He is featured on three albums with Ultrafaux, three with Hot Club of Baltimore, and one album with Sonny Nelson and Unity Reggae Band. In addition to these bands, Ed has performed alongside esteemed musicians such as, Tedd Baker, Victor Provost, JS Williams, Lena Seikaly, Elijah Jamal Balbed, Warren Wolf, Olivier Kikteff, and Stephane Wrembel. In 2016, Ed made his debut as a bandleader performing a collection of original compositions with his band, the Bright Moments Sextet. The band performed eight more compositions in April 2017 at Baltimore's An Die Musik. 2018 marks the release of Ed’s debut album. The album, “Bright Moments,” is comprised of 9 original compositions ranging from modern jazz to gypsy jazz to samba. The band includes a cast of all local Baltimore musicians.
released August 17, 2018
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