ED ALSTROM , Itinerant Musician
edalstrom.com and acidcabaret.com

   
   

 

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NEWS

See the EVENTS tab for more details!

Ed 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!

Hear the music by clicking here!

CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
46 Park St. (corner of Claremont), Montclair, NJ 07042
www.centralpresbyterian.net

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Ed is (naturally!) a HAMMOND ORGAN Endorsing Artist!
Check out his profile at http://hammondorganco.com/artists/organ-and-leslie-artists/ed-alstrom/

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GIGS:

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 rhythm section.
at CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
was a smashing success! There were almost 200 people at CPC on a steamy Sunday evening,
and they were enraptured and uplifted by the great sounds.
Video can be seen HERE, and downloadable audio is HERE.

If you'd like a score to perform this at your house of worship or venue (or if youy'd like to publish it!),
drop me an e-mail at
edalstrom@aol.com.

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Most TUESDAYS from 6p~9p:
Ed with Joe Sharone at THE CLASSIC QUICHE CAFE
330 Queen Anne Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 692-0150
http://classicquiche.com/

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.

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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


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CDs:

THE HARMONIOUS FIVE CD:
"Wanna Hear You Say Yeah!"



"VINTAGE R&B" - see the EVENTS TAB for more details.
AVAILABLE at CDBABY.COM, AMAZON.COM, or iTUNES - NOW!!!

Ed Alstrom (guitar), Dave Keyes (piano), Mark Berger (bass), Frank Pagano (drums) -
all singing, all the time!

www.harmoniousfive.com for more info on the band!

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ED'S ORGAN CD IS AVAILABLE TOO!!!


Available for purchase at:
http://cdbaby.com/cd/EdAlstrom1 - packaged CD
http://www.digstation.com/EdAlstrom - download of individual tracks or the whole album


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- 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 ninth 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.

- YANKEE BASEBALL! Ed is in his 15th season as Weekend Organist at Yankee Stadium.


Click here 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

 


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 'em!

revised 7/2/18