Ed teaches drumset, congas, hand percussion, mallet instruments (marimba, vibraphone, xylophone, bells).
Originally from Chicago, Ed received his Music degree in Percussion from Indiana University. Ed Hartman has written articles, sheet music and books about music for Olympic Publications. His albums 'Wood and Metal Music', 'The River', 'Northwest Passage', and 'Marimbells of Christmas' have received national critical acclaim.
Ed Hartman has scored music for film, TV, radio, and even a planetarium. Ed’s music has been used on television (HBO, NBC, CBS, ABC, PBS, TLC, DISCOVERY, TRAVEL, ETC.) and in motion pictures 'The Blind Side', 'Cool It', 'Mini’s First Time', 'Surviving Christmas', and 'The Cold Light of Day '.
As a performer, Ed has performed at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in NYC. His own bands,The Olympic Marimba Band (World) and Northwest Passage (Jazz) perform music from around the world. Visit www.edhartmanmusic.com