Billboard Charting Saxophonist & Music Production/Gear Geek
Isaac Edwards graduated from North Central University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance (Saxophone). He went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Music (Jazz Studies) from California State University Long Beach, where he studied extensively with renowned jazz saxophonists, Eric Marienthal and Jeff Clayton (Clayton-Hamilton Big Band).
Isaac has opened for renowned artists such as Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith and has performed at Paisley Park (the late Prince’s extraordinary private estate). He has performed and recorded with multiple top-notch musicians including Adam Hawley, Darryl Williams, Malcolm-Jamal Warner (a.k.a. Theo from the Cosby Show), Kirk Whalum (saxophonist for Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You”), Eddie Bullen, Liberty Silver, John Blackwell (Prince), Michael Bland (Prince), Tommy Barberalla (Prince). Additionally, he has had the honor of performing at Rick Braun’s “Ricks Cafe Live,” Spaghettini’s in Seal Beach, and the Dymally International Jazz Festival.
Isaac has recorded two solo albums and his previous single (Begin Again) achieved the Most Added list on Billboard’s Smooth Jazz Chart in 2014. In 2020, Isaac’s self produced single-Bird Rock, received national airplay and was in heavy rotation on Sirius XM Radio’s Watercolors. In 2021, Isaac’s single, “On The Town,” was his first Billboard charting single, peaking at #24 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Chart. Isaac has also been an in demand online studio musician, recording hundreds of tracks for clients all over the world from his home studio.
Isaac has also produced a plethora of musical tracks for stock music libraries.
Being a bit of an over-achiever, Isaac also holds a degree in law from Pepperdine School of Law and is a practicing litigation attorney. Isaac previously served as worship leader for two churches. He currently volunteers his time playing saxophone and keyboards for a local church in beautiful San Diego, where he resides with his lovely wife, Laura.
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