Ed Williams is a guitarist, harpsichordist and composer active in the experimental music scene in Marseille, France. As well as various solo projects concentrating on prepared guitar techniques and amplified harpsichord, he has founded or is an active member in AND, Heard Of Bears, and Le Grand 8 Ensemble. With these and other projects he has undertaken band and solo tours across Europe.
He obtained ABRSM Grade 8 Harpsichord and Classical Guitar and graduated his Bachelor of Music with a First from Edinburgh University. He received the composition diploma “en Cycle Spécialisé” from the CNRR of Marseille and continued studies in Maxime Barthélémy’s Electroacoustic Composition class at the Cité de la Musique.
Outside of musical activities, Ed designs posters and CD covers for his own projects as well as those of other artists.
SOLO / Split Releases
HEARD OF BEARS
Contact: edwardjpwilliams [at] gmail [dot] com