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DUANE EDWARDS

Email: uprightface@gmail.com Phone:207-680-0833 North Dam Mill - Biddeford, ME 04005

EDUCATION

Bachelor'sof Jazzand Cpntemporory Music 2003 to 2007


University of Maine atAuglista Augusta,ME
Performance Concentration
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

HighSchool Diploma 1999 to 2003


Rockland District High School Rockland, ME
Graduated Cum Laude

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2008 - Artist in Residence - Vinalhaven School, Vinalhaven ME. Working with


another Artist in Residence, we presented the link of poetry and music. Students were shown
new ways to express themselves through art and encouraged to do so.

2006 to present - Private Instruction,Electricand Double Bass. One on one private


lessons at home studio and at Northern Kingdom Music in Rockport, ME. Lessons induded
theory, ear training, composition, improvisation, and performance. About 50% of students are
gigging on a regular basis as a result.

2002 to 2003 - Assistant Teacher, Rockland District Middle School - Rockland, ME.
Part of an independent study while taking college courses under the High School Aspiration
Program. Conducted and taught parts to each section ofthe orchestra.

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

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Amery Raymond Quartet - Augusta, ME 2007 to present
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Nate Perry duo Portland, ME - 2007
KVAC Big Band - Augusta, ME - 2007
The Frank Mauceri Quartet/Jazz For a New Society - Brunswick, ME - 2007 to present
University of Maine at Augusta Jazz on Tour Ensemble - Augusta ME - 2006 to 20Q7
Highball Jazz Trio - Augusta, ME - 2006 to 2008
University of Maine at Augusta Cafe Ensemble - Augusta, ME - 2005
The Tom DelRossi Quartet - Augusta, ME - 2004 to present I
Primo Cubano - Son Latin - Brunswick, ME - 2008 to present
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Jazzy Chas and the DelRossi Posse Soul/R+B Augusta, ME 2006 to present
Mystic Vibes- Reggae -Portland, ME - 2006-2007
Johnny No Shoes - Folk - Hallowell, ME - 2006 to present

REFERENCES

Greg Loughman Contact; 1-(617)-851-3825


Steve Grover Contact: 1-(207)-462-1876