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Harry Edwards

Composer and jazz guitarist

About

Harry Edwards is a Hobart based jazz guitarist and composer, who has studied his artform in both Europe and the United States.

Harry performs his original compositions with the ‘Harry Edwards Trio, ‘Harry Edwards & Isaac Gee,’ ‘Django’s Tiger,’ and as an unaccompanied jazz guitarist.

You can find Harry performing regularly around Hobart at various festivals and venues.

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Harry Edwards

www.harryedwardsmusic.com

Harry Edwards is a Hobart based jazz guitarist and composer. Harry performs his original compositions with the ‘Harry Edwards Trio, ‘Harry Edwards & Isaac Gee,’ ‘Django’s Tiger,’ and as an unaccompanied jazz guitarist.

 

CD Recordings and Releases as Band Leader

2018 Harry Edwards Quartet (to be released August 2018)

2015 Harry Edwards Trio – Self Titled

 

Festivals Harry has performed at

OzManouche Gypsy Jazz Festival, Devonport Jazz Festival, Hot August Jazz Festival, Clarence Jazz Festival, Dark Mo Fo, Cygnet Folk Festival, Hobart Ah Um Jazz Festival, The Barn Loves Guitars Festival, The Taste Of Tasmania, The Sustainable Living Festival, The Tasmanian Red Wine Wknd, The Tasmanian White Wine Wknd


Selected 5-year Performance highlights

 

2018

  • Presentation of original works at MONA
  • Presentation of original works at Old Hobart Gaol Site
  • Presentation of original works at Hobart Ah Um Jazz Festival

 

2017

  • Presentation of original works at the Taste of Tasmania
  • Presentation of original works at Devonport Jazz Festival
  • Presentation of original works at the Hot August Jazz Festival
  • Presentation of original works at the Moonah Arts Centre

 

2016

  • Presentation of original works at Dark Mo Fo Festival
  • Presentation of original works at the Clarence Jazz Festival
  • Presentation of original works at MONA\

 

2015

  • Presentation of original works at the Rosny Barn (Album Launch)
  • Presentation of original works at TMAG
  • Presentation of original works at Frogmore Creek Vineyard

 

2014

  • Presentation of original works at Brisbane Jazz Club
  • Presentation of original works at Smiths Alternative (Canberra)
  • Presentation of original works at Sustainable Living Festival (Tas)

 

 

Grants and Awards

2014

  • Art Start Grant (Australian Arts Council 2014) – Towards the study of gypsy jazz guitar in the U.S.A., France, Belgium, & the Netherlands.

 

  • Start Up Grant (Arts Tasmania – 2014) – Towards the study of gypsy jazz guitar in the U.S.A., France, Belgium, & the Netherlands.

 

  • Phonographic Performance Company of Australia grant (2014) – Towards the study of gypsy jazz guitar in the U.S.A., France, Belgium, & the Netherlands.

 

  • Regional Arts Tasmania grant (2014) – Towards the study of gypsy jazz guitar in the U.S.A., France, Belgium, & the Netherlands.

 

Studies

2012 – Graduated from the Hobart Conservatorium Of Music with a combined B.A./B.Mus (contemporary guitar)

 

Find this artist’s work

Past events

Harry Edwards Live at Yambu Banner
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Harry Edwards Quartet at YAMBU

Live music + concerts

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129 Elizabeth Street, Hobart TAS

A night of original Tasmanian jazz compositions.
Django & Grappelli : The Early Years
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Django & Grappelli : The Early Years

Live music + concerts

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77 Salamanca Place, Battery Point TAS

A hot club tribute to the early-career music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.
Michael Fix Guitar 3
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The Barn Loves Guitars

Live music + concerts

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LOT 2 Rosny Hill Road, Rosny Park

Two evenings of purely solo guitar excellence.
Friday Nights Live
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Friday Nights Live

Live music + concerts

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23-27 Albert Road, Moonah

Live music at MAC
Image of jazz lounge from Clarence Jazz Festival
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Clarence Jazz Festival

Festivals

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unrivalled good vibes from local and national jazz talent
Aerial photograph of Salamanca Arts Centre
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Salamanca Arts Centre

Galleries, Heritage, Studios, Theatre + performing arts

77 Salamanca Place, Battery Point

a major Hobart arts hub

Purchase Harry’s original jazz music in digital or hard-copy formats here: https://harryedwardstrio.bandcamp.com