has been playing in the Washington Metropolitan area since the
mid-sixties. Since this time Eddie played extensively in the
Washington D.C. club scene during the including the Hayloft Lounge,
Rocket Room, Bennie's Rebel Room, Rabbit's Foot, Grog & Tankard,
Apple Pie and many other then-famous D.C. night clubs.
period, Eddie played with a number of horn-based soul groups
including the The Spades and Rainbows, The Midnighters and Gerome
and the Good Knights. He also played in a rock band with local
rock/blues veterans Steve Smith and Wade Mathews before leaving for
in Houston, Eddie played in a cajun/zydeco group fronted by
singer/song writer Gene Billeaudeaux. This experience allowed
him to develop and refine his slide and acoustic, country-style
guitar playing skills.
mid-80s, Eddie hosted an "open mike" at Bosco's in Takoma Park for
over four years and met many of the musicians active in the D.C.
scene today. Eddie also ran an open mike at Malarkey's in
Bethesda with the late Ace Smith. During this time, he
performed with Vital Signs playing blues, R&B, and classic
rock. Vital Signs was an opening act for Johnny Winter and
played a regular gig at Club Soda in Washington, D.C. until its
closing. Eddie also returned to his soul and funk roots with a
horn group called Soul Twist.
style incorporates many diverse influences including 60ís soul
music, rhythm & blues, Chicago-style blues, rock and
boogie. This diverse influence of musical styles has allowed
him to work with many different musicians and bands and perform as a
session guitarist for Roar Productions recording studios in
Columbia, MD during the 90's.