ABOUT Edward Goodman
Saxophonist Edward Goodman is a versatile performer, improviser, and educator comfortable in a wide array of musical idioms. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree and Master of Music degrees in Saxophone Performance and Improvisation from the University of Michigan, and currently serves as Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music.
His recently released debut album LIMINAL, recorded with pianist Liz Ames, is "a diabolically brilliant, wide-ranging program, superbly performed by two very special performers." - Fanfare Magazine
Edward is a co-founder of the internationally recognized saxophone sextet The Moanin' Frogs. They earned notoriety as winners of the Senior Winds Division of the 2018 M-Prize Competition. The ensemble enjoys having an educational and performance profile, performing for concert series, as concerto soloists, and for educational programs throughout the US and abroad.
As an accomplished orchestral performer, Edward regularly has been invited to serve as principal saxophonist of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and has been invited to perform in the wind sections of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Music Academy of the West Orchestra, the New World Symphony, the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra.
Edward has been invited as a guest artist and clinician at several colleges across the country as well as internationally, including University of Cincinnati Conservatory, Texas A&M Commerce University, and Conservatoire à rayonnement départemental d'Aulnay sous Bois, France, to name a few. He has also served on the faculty of the internationally renowned Interlochen Center of the Arts Saxophone Institute and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan.