Artist Feature: Ed Roth
Ed's Eclectic Excellence
"Our purpose as musicians is to make the world more beautiful." – Ed Roth
His arrangement and co-production of Kristine W’s old classic What I Like About You, hit #1 on iTunes’ Jazz charts while his electric band, the Bombastic Meatbats (featuring Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith) of Warrior Records/Universal Music Group, hit #4. And Summertime, his current hit from his forthcoming debut solo album, has been the #2 most added song of Billboard Smooth Jazz stations.
Roth’s touring credits also include Grammy winners: Coolio, R&B group The Brothers Johnson, and R&B vocalist Mya as well as Grammy nominees Sophie B. Hawkins, Latin pop star Marisela, and reggae vocalist Sistah Carol. His performance credits also include dance diva Kristine W. (16 #1 Billboard dance hits), Australian superstar Jimmy Barnes (11 #1 albums), guitar legend Ronnie Montrose, R&B Divas CeCe Penniston and Thelma Houston, and pop vocalist Sheena Easton.
Ed Roth has recorded with numerous artists, including Tom Morello, the Avett Brothers, Flogging Molly, the Original Bunny Gang, Angie Stone, Sebastian Bach, Maia Sharp, Rob Halford, Glenn Hughes, Will Smith, and Jao Sebastion to name a few.
Hear Ed’s soulful sound at www.myspace.com/edwardharrisroth.