Ed Whiting, Jazz Vocalist
Edward Whiting is a jazz/standards singer extraordinare. From his early days in Canada where he hosted his own radio show, to a stint in Las Vegas with composer John Leccia, to his move to Los Angeles where sang for Skylark and worked with world renowned record producer David Foster and wrote and recorded with many noted music stars, Ed Whiting has been vocalizing and writing pop and jazz music for 40 years.
Ed now performs as a single musician, either playing solo jazz guitar or accompanying his vocals with guitar. He sings a wide variety of music, jazz, standards, Latin and romantic ballads. His silky voice and vocal abilities have been compared to the late great Mel Torme. Ed sings songs by Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Tony Bennett to name a few. He also has many great pop tunes in his repertoire.
Ed's music is perfect for any event where classy, sophisticated vocal/guitar music is required.
Ed Whiting's credits include Skylark, Jerry Lee Lewis, Petula Clark, Leccia, Heat, Country Joe and the Fish, Donovan, Alan Thicke, Capitol Records, Tommy Chong, Bobby Taylor, Black Russian, Mike Curb and many others.
In addition, Ed has done vocal arrangements and recording sessions for the following producers:
David Foster: (Chicago, Barbara Streisand, Vanessa Williams, Natalie Cole etc) Don Costa (Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, Sarah Vaughan) Dennis McCarthy (Barbara Mandrell, Start Trek), Bill Champlin (Sons and Champlin, Chicago) Jay Graydon (Manhattan Transfer, Al Jareau) Esmond Edwards (George Benson, BB King, Chuck Berry)
Ed works in conjunction with his Los Angeles writing partner of 30 years, Doc Dosco and his web endeavor Classy Live Music, an Internet music company dedicated to bringing sophisticated live music to the Southern California and now South Florida.
Cuts from The Ed Whiting Radio Show:
It Could happen To You
When Sunny Gets Blue
They Can't Take That Away From Me
I'll Be Around
Deed I Do
The Sweetest Sounds
Blame It On My Youth
I Believe In You
Lollipops And Roses
You Make Me Feel So Young
All Too Soon
Isn't It Romantic
The Nearness Of You
Old Man River
The Song Is You
Time After Time
On A Clear Day
Additional songs from the Ed Whiting Radio Show
The Sounds of Ed Whiting.