Ed Hartman

Ed Hartman's Biography

Ed Hartman has recorded and performed with numerous bands, orchestras and dance/theatre companies, including Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel, Tickle Tune Typhoon and Ellipsis. As a soloist, he has performed at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Originally from Chicago, Ed received his degree in percussion from Indiana University. He has written articles, sheet music and books about music for Olympic Publications, and his albums The River, Northwest Passage, Marimbells of Christmas and Wood and Metal Music have received national critical acclaim. Ed is a Yamaha Performing Artist.

Ed has scored music for film, television, radio and even a planetarium. His music has been heard in the motion pictures The Blind Side, Scooby Doo! The Mystery Begins (Warner Bros.), The Cold Light of Day (Summit Ent.), Surviving Christmas (Dreamworks), Into the Fire (BCDF Pictures), Spirit of the Game (Samuel Goldwyn), A Different Sun (Monolith Pictures), Cool It (1019 Ent.), Mini's First Time (Bold Films), Forbidden Fruit (Jeff Madsen Productions), The Paralyzing Agent (Z Flight Productions) and Fitz (Who Made Who Productions), a 2008 Alberta Film and Television Awards Nominee for Best Feature Film.

Ed has also scored a variety of short films, including The Son, The Father, Little Peter Needs to Fly, End Zone, The Three Stars (Seattle International Fly Film Festival), Trauma, Winston, Those in Need and A Rich Mann.

Finally, Ed's music has been on television, including Revenge and Motive (ABC); 'Twas the Night, Katie Morgan and Big Love (HBO); Lucifer and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX); Rise and Passions (NBC); Let's Make a Deal (CBS); Doc-Block (MSNBC); Greek (ABC Family); Emeril Green (GREEN); Nature and Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth (PBS); 5 Takes Latin, Relic Hunter and Extreme Towns (TRAVEL); Shalom In The Home, Toddlers and Tiaras and High Stakes Sweepers (TLC); and Amazing Wedding Cakes (Women's Entertainment).

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