Trouper Glen Edwards provides Lead and Background Vocals, as well as playing Drums, Percussion, and Flute. He started playing professionally during university before moving on to a number of bands, as well as studio work for commercials and gospel recordings.
He played drums, percussion, vibes, and flute on Mike Deep’s Sea of Joy, which sold in over 20 countries. Glen also recorded a critically acclaimed 1998 CD of original tunes with Mike Deep – The Deep Edwards Project.
Glen first sang in public at age four, singing Yes Jesus Loves Me at TV station WRAL – a sure sign of things to come! While getting his BS in Music Education from Atlantic Christian College, Glen played with Gene Barbour & The Cavaliers, The Steve Ball Band, Smokehouse (with Lynard Skynard lead guitarist Ed King – co-writer of Sweet Home Alabama), The Fabulous Shades, Casablanca Orchestra, & The Al Oringer Quartet.
After graduation, he played with Spiral (sharing the stage with Little River Band, Sanford Townsend Band, Mother’s Finest). He backed up Fabian, Frankie Ford, and The Clovers. Glen has opened for The Four Tops, Gladys Knight & The Pips, and The Temptations. In the studio, Glen has played for various commercials and gospel recordings.
More recently, “Ole Blue Eyes” was a member of The Legends of Beach for two years, touring with the North Carolina Symphony while with that group. He was also a member of Nantucket for four years.
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