Ed Polcer (born February 10, 1937 in Paterson, New Jersey) is an American classic jazz cornetist, band leader, festival director, club owner/manager and mentor of young musicians. He has been described as a "melodic mellow-toned cornetist with an unforced delivery". Ed started leading jazz bands while attending Princeton University. While at Princeton studying engineering, Ed was headed toward a promising career as a professional baseball player. During that time, he was asked to play at the Monaco wedding of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier, as well as a concert in Carnegie Hall, so Ed made the decision to follow the music instead of a baseball career.
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Greatest Cornetists of All Time | List of the Best Cornet ...
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Author: http://www.ranker.com/profile-of/ranker-music (25 Aug 2014)
SUNDAY MORNING SERENADES: ED POLCER, DAN ...
In keeping with that idea, here is a too-brief set of quiet beauty — swinging music performed on a Sunday morning (April 26, 2014) at the Atlanta Jazz Party by five masters of the craft: Ed Polcer, cornet; Dan Barrett, trombone; Paul Keller, string ...
Author: jazzlives (8 Aug 2014)
BEWARE OF THE REPEATER PENCIL | JAZZ LIVES
I was very complemented recently when Ed Polcer said to me on the gig: “Man, you are reminding me of all the years I stood next to Vic at Condon's.” I guess you makse your choices and you takes your chances. Thanks for all your work on ...
Author: jazzlives (10 Jul 2014)