Ed Graves

Ed G.

New York, NY
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About

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Ed delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
May 2007

Ed, originally from Bath, England started Spanish guitar lessons at the age of 7; he was later encouraged and inspired to pursue various aspects within the musical world, from writing and production to performing as an artist. Going back and forth between acoustic and electric guitar, Ed has drawn inspiration from many places around the world that has led him to compose for orchestras, produce records and play in pop groups and rock bands. Having achieved a degree from Berklee College of Music with great honours, he now continues his career in New York City where he resides as of August 2016. Ed has recorded guitar on releases from bands such as alt-J and Chaz French. Some experiences include a recording session set up by the Red Bull Music Academy whereas on the live performance front, accompanying the Boston Pops and opening for Maroon 5 and Journey.

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Experience

CEO
Apr 2006 - Present
Private Company

Freelance music - from production to writing to performing/recording

Composer
Sep 2016 - Dec 2016
Butter Music + Sound

Education

Contemporary Writing & Production
Sep 2012 - May 2016
Berklee College Of Music
High School Diploma
Sep 2007 - May 2012
Bryanston School

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Scholarship
Apr 2015
Berklee College Of Music

Guitar Achievement Award & Berklee Achievement Scholarship

Awards

Guitar Achievement Award
Sep 2015
Berklee College Of Music
Grade 8 - Distinction
Oct 2012
Royal Academy of Music

Photos & Videos

Opening for Maroon 5 in Morocco - Ed far left

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Example of Fingerstyle Technique
Guitar & Bkg Vox
Electric Guitar

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Cover 2012
Studio
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2 Reviews

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Josh C. Jun 22, 2017
Guitar · In studio

Ed's great - personable, eager to share his wealth of knowledge. I learned a lot just in one lesson!

Jordana A. Jun 5, 2017
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

Ed is an amazing teacher and makes starting a new instrument easy and way less intimidating than I thought it would be. He's super encouraging and a great listener. Would highly recommend!

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