Recording Musician & Published Author! Ask me anything on Music, Creativity, Balance of Time, Finding Inspiration, my Breathing Technique, Exercises, etc.
RECORDING MUSICIAN, VOCALIST, PIANIST, SAXOPHONIST, HAND DRUMMER and PUBLISHED AUTHOR for YA FANTASY
I grew up practicing 5-10 hours a day, and listening to music in most other hours of the day. Ask me anything about creativity, being inspired, practice tips, work ethic, music theory, simple exercises for diction, etc! You can even ask me about my YA Fantasy novel, WARRIOR CHILDREN, as well as my photography that I sell!
With over 20 years performing professionally, Vaughn has toured around the country from coast to coast, touring the Caribbean and even landing a gig in the Philippines! He is a Pop musician with a background in: pop, jazz, blues, funk, rock, ska, reggae, latin n salsa, brazilian, african, chilean, orchestra, big band, country, alternative, folk and zydeco.
Performances & Credits: Webster University Jazz Series, Washington University Vocal Dept, Duke University Jazz Series, MO Botanical Gardens, Mississippi Nights in St. Louis, DNA Lounge in San Francisco, Casting for Community Musicals in Chicago. Previously, Vaughn performed in bands that opened up for The Roots, Porno For Pyros, Fishbone, The Toasters (Twice in NC and MO), and The Pie Tasters. He also played a concert with Actor/Pianist Chevy Chase.
2018: Will be finishing Exercise Book for Vocalists and Instrumentalists. Exercises in all keys.
2018: Will be publishing second book in YA Fantasy series, WARRIOR CHILDREN: Sons of the Red Planet.
2017: Published first book in YA Fantasy series, WARRIOR CHILDREN: Legendary Three.
2016: Recorded Pop & Rap Album "One More Day" with all original songs.
2016: Won "Best Pop Song" for Dec 2016 with The Akademia.
2016: Co-Produced and Recorded and Mixed down a Country album for an artist in California, with Vaughn's keyboard and sax parts, and some back-up vocals.
2014: He was sponsored and featured by Rude Boy Magazine.
2014: He Scored and Arranged the music to a new musical, entitled "Thunder Bay" written by Courtney Weixel, based off of rock songs from the 90's.
SUPPORT MY ART: http://www.patreon.com/vaughnedward
Vaughn Edward says:
This AMA will end Feb 18, 2018 1PM EST