Ed Polcer

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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".[1] 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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playing-traditional-jazz.blogspot.com
Shaye - Playing Traditional Jazz - Blogger
(Bob Andersen of San Diego has kindly emailed me to say Shaye's cornet formerly belonged to Ed Polcer, father of the very fine New Orleans jazz trumpeter Ben Polcer. Ed has been playing jazz cornet for 55 years!) Next to the cornet we see ...
Author: Ivan  (16 Jul 2014)

jazzlives.wordpress.com
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)

notesonjazz.blogspot.com
Notes on Jazz Fifth Annual Living Legends of Jazz ...
... Palle Mikkelborg and Chuck Mangione (73); Enrico Rava (74); Marvin Stamm and Hugh Masekela (75); Guido Basso (76); Ed Polcer (77); Bobby Bradford (79); Jack Sheldon and Dusko Gojkovic (82); Alphonso "Dizzy" Reece, Louis Smith ...
Author: Ralph A. Miriello  (30 Jun 2014)

jazzlives.wordpress.com
THE REAL THING IN ATLANTA: DAN BARRETT, DUKE ...
ROMBERG IN RHYTHM: A SWING INTERLUDE FROM THE 2014 ATLANTA JAZZ PARTY (April 27, 2014): DANNY COOTS, ED POLCER, BRIA SKONBERG, DAN BARRETT, BOB HAVENS, ALLAN VACHE, DAN BLOCK, ROSSANO ...
Author: jazzlives  (26 Jun 2014)

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