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Ed Hartman, Music Composer
Episode 15327th December 2021 • Unlocking Your World of Creativity • Mark Stinson
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In today's episode, meet Ed Hartman, a film producer and composer.

Ed Hartman is an award-winning composer, who has scored music for film, T.V., radio, and even a planetarium. (see credits below)

Performance: Ed Hartman has recorded and performed with numerous bands, orchestras, dance and theatre co’s including: Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel, Tickle Tune Typhoon, and Ellipsis. In the Northwest, he has become a top freelance percussionist and recording artist. As a soloist, Ed has performed at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in NYC. His own bands The Olympic Marimba Band (World) and Northwest Passage (Jazz) perform music from around the world. Ed also performs as a solo one-man-band at concerts, fairs, festivals, schools, colleges and events of all kinds.

Education/Teaching: Originally from Evanston, Illinois (near Chicago), Ed started his music career studying with Fred Silver (jazz drummer), and Al Skinner (mallet performer - a student of Claire Musser). He was also influenced by percussion instructors from nearby Northwestern University, Dan Spaulding and Randy Hogancamp. One other exceptional compositional influence was Don Owens (jazz band, contemporary music ensemble, and electronic music instructor).  Ed received his degree in percussion from Indiana University, studying with Richard Johnson

Ed Hartman has written articles, sheet music and books about music for Olympic Publications. His albums "The River", "Northwest Passage", "Wood and Metal Music", and "Marimbells of Christmas" have received national critical acclaim.

As the Earth Turns information: (links to Amazon, Google Play, Youtube Movies)

It Gets in Your Blood Documentary:

8th Sense Productions:

“As the Earth Turns”

“It Gets in Your Blood”

Music tracks are copyrighted, provided by the artist, and used with permission.