Bradley Edwardson

Bradley E.

Folly Beach, SC
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Bluegrass Guitar

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Hi! I'm Brad, and I love the folk, bluegrass, and country-blues guitar work of people like Doc Watson, Mississippi John Hurt, and Merle Travis. If you're trying to play finger-style, or flat-pick some bluegrass tunes, I'd love to help you achieve your goals!

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Teaches students:
Ages 14+

Teaching since:

Hello! My name is Brad, and I love playing acoustic guitar. I specialize in folk, finger-style and bluegrass guitar, but can also help out with any of the basic skills you'll need to have an overall understanding of your instrument!

For the last seven years, I've made a full-time living as a performing musician in Charleston, South Carolina. Whether I'm touring, playing restaurants, or playing events and weddings, I always have to stop and be amazed at how far the guitar has taken me. I think it's a privilege to do what I do, and definitely a goal worth reaching for!

Some of my favorite guitar players include Doc Watson, Merle Travis, Tony Rice, Mississippi John Hurt, Norman Blake, and Tommy Emmanuel. I love everything from Doc's folky finger-style to Tony's lightning fast bluegrass licks. These players all played from the heart and used the guitar as a vehicle to tell fascinating stories, and that's what I aspire to do as well.

Learning any new skill can be challenging, but with the right approach and a good attitude, anything is possible!

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Guitarist / Songwriter / Singer
Jan 2014 - Present
Red Cedar Review

My folk and bluegrass band in Charleston, SC. We just released our first full-length album, "The Highway" last year!


Folk Music Workshop
Aug 2018 - Aug 2018
Targhee Music Camp
High School Diploma
Aug 2000 - Jun 2004
Joseph A Craig High School


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Jun 2016

Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.

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Photos & Videos

Me and my main guitar, a Guild CO-1.  These medium sized guitars are great for finger-style because they have a very "balanced" sound.

This is an old bluegrass instrumental song called "Big Sciota", I love learning these old fiddle tunes!
A version of "Deep River Blues" in the style of Doc Watson!
Our version of the old folk song "Lay Me Down a Pallet"
Our take on the old folk tune "Shady Grove", including new verse lyrics written by me!
Photo by Bradley E.

Picture from a video shoot we did last summer with my band Red Cedar Review.

Playing a wedding in Charleston!

On stage with some friends at the Charleston Pour House
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