Edward Alstrom

Itinerant Musician and Musical Disaster Relief Specialist

Photo by Sonia Braga


Sunday, Oct. 17 from 8-9:30pm (one set only)
Where: Nublu - 151 Avenue C (betw. East 9th & 10th Streets), NYC
Cost: 20 dollarsSite: http://nublu.net/

Band: Mark Lambert – Guitar/Voz, Ed Alstrom – Piano,
Leo Traversa – Bass, Frank Pagano – Drums
My great longtime friend Mark Lambert is in town from his home in Brazil for a few days, and put me on a gig with him, which I'm delighted nnd honored about. Mark is a wildkly prodigious and accomplished musician, and on this gig he will play his crazy versions of SOUL, R&B and Pop Classics arranged in a startlingly unusual fashion!
ANDY RIEDEL TRIO, Saturday 10/23
with Ed Alstrom, organ and Paul Pizzutti, drums
Saturday, Oct. 23 from 7-9pm (one set only)
Where: Ruthie's BBQ, 64 1/2 Chestnut St, Montclair, NJ  
Cost: no cover! no minimum! tip jar!
Site: www.ruthiesbbq.com/
My buddy Andy on guitar and vocals does all types of material (a lot of swing and blues), and this is a chance for me to bring the new Viscount organ out with pedals and all. Terrific barbaque and pizza at Ruthies. BYOB - a very relaxed and fun place!


What's Alstrom up to?

Ed is Director of Music at CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Montclair, NJ, 

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

46 Park St. (corner of Claremont),
Montclair, NJ 07042

Ed is Accompanist and Choir Director at TEMPLE NER TAMID in Bloomfield, NJ

At this fabulous and highly spiritual schul, Ed plays guitar and piano accompanying the brilliant Cantor Meredith Greenberg, and directs the choirs for holidays and special occasions. Services are Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. in season.

Temple Ner Tamid
936 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Ed is in his 18th season as Weekend Organist at YANKEE STADIUM.

Ed mans the mighty HAMMOND ELEGANTE at YANKEE STADIUM, on Saturdays, Sundays, and some weekdays here and there. A 15-minute spot about an hour before game time, and of course, rousing renditions of "Happy Birthday" in the middle of the 6th, and  "God Bless America" and "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" in the middle of the 7th (all 45,000 fans singing along!).

Info about the team, of course, is at www.yankees.com