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Alstrom is the Music Program Coordinator at
CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Montclair, NJ, as of September 11, 2016.
At this beautiful and historic church in the heart of
Montclair, Ed will be playing their magnificent E.M. Skinner/Austin pipe
organ and Steinway piano, directing their choirs, and facilitating greater
congregational involvement in the music program. Come and check out a
Sunday service at 10am!
the music by clicking here!
CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
46 Park St. (corner of Claremont), Montclair, NJ 07042
is (naturally!) a HAMMOND ORGAN Endorsing Artist!
Check out his profile at http://hammondorganco.com/artists/organ-and-leslie-artists/ed-alstrom/
Coming up on the evening of Sunday, June 24, 6:30pm:
The World Premiere of Edward Alstrom's
PURPLE DUSK AT THE MARGINS -
AN UNCOMMON ORDINARY
with the CPC Choir and Guests, soloists, and a rhythm section.
at CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
46 Park St. (corner of Claremont), Montclair, NJ
Admission Free (free will offering will be taken)
Ed has composed a Cantata for choir and jazz band that is a new take on the MASS format.
Most TUESDAYS from 6p~9p:
Ed with Joe Sharone at THE CLASSIC QUICHE CAFE
330 Queen Anne Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Ed gets a rare opportunity to play just plain old straight-up jazz with the fantastic Joe Sharone on guitar, who happens to own this wonderful restaurant with his wife Charlene.
A beautiful mellow hang and great healthy food. BYOB. Call to see if Ed is playing; Joe is, regardless.
Thursday, March 29
MLB Opening Day, and Ed played Hammond Organ on MLB CENTRAL!
For more info, click here
For the fourth straight year, Ed played organ in and
out of commercial breaks (and more) on MLB Network's
opening day morning show,
"MLB CENTRAL" from 10a to Noon EST
THE HARMONIOUS FIVE CD:
"Wanna Hear You Say Yeah!"
"VINTAGE R&B" - see the
EVENTS TAB for more details.
AVAILABLE at CDBABY.COM,
Ed Alstrom (guitar), Dave Keyes (piano), Mark Berger (bass), Frank
Pagano (drums) -
all singing, all the time!
more info on the band!
ED'S ORGAN CD IS AVAILABLE TOO!!!
for purchase at:
- packaged CD
- download of individual tracks or the whole album
- Ed did some gigs with BUSTER POINDEXTER
over the past year, including the CAFE CARLYLE in NYC.
- Ed provided incidental music for the off-Broadway production of 'Too
Much Sun', featuring Linda Lavin.
- Ed provides organ music for the hit movie "42" (the Jackie
Robinson story). He was called on to replicate the organ sounds of Gladys
Gooding, who played organ at Ebbets Field in the 1940s. Listen for Ed
during the scenes when Jackie first joins the Dodgers, and look for his
name in the end music credits!
- Ed served for a brief time as Organist/Music Director at CALDWELL UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH in Caldwell, NJ. Visit them at caldwellchurch.org/
- Ed's work with his fine choir at his former church, CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER
in Morristown, NJ, can still be viewed at www.youtube.com/redeemermorristown
- Ed is in his seventh year as Accompanist (pno/org/gtr) and Choir Director
at TEMPLE NER TAMID in Bloomfield, NJ. He will accompany services on most
Friday nights and Saturday mornings. See http://www.nertamid.org
for more details.
BASEBALL! Ed will start his 15th
season as Weekend Organist at Yankee Stadium.
to hear the legendary Bob Sheppard introduce Ed's traditional
7th inning rendition.
This version is on the old Hammond at Yankee Stadium from 2004
And BOULDERS BASEBALL too!!!
Ed has been playing Saturday home games for the Rockland Boulders, who
play at the beautiful new Palisades Credit Union Park in Pomona, NY. They
are members of the independent CAN-AM League
Stop by the Boulders site and check things out! Most games
are broadcast live on the site.
There are many clips of Ed playing live
in various contexts on YOUTUBE!
Go to www.youtube.com, and search "ed alstrom", and you'll find