Ed Xiques, a graduate of Boston University, is active in New York as a saxophonist/woodwind player and composer.
He has performed and recorded extensively with many artists including Herb Pomeroy, Jaki Byard,Woody Herman, The Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra,Aerosmith, The Jackson Five, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Ray Charles, Liza Minnelli, Harkness Ballet, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, New York Pops, and has released two recordings of his own music available from North Country Distributors, Redwood N.Y.
A former member of the BMI Jazz Composer's Workshop, he has studied with Bob Brookmeyer, Manny Album, Jim McNeely and Mike Abene. He is an active freelance player and a member of Diane Moser's Jazz Composer's Orchestra, The New York Fusion Ensemble, the New York Jazz Repertory Orchestra, and Westchester Jazz Orchestra. His music is published by the University of Northern Colorado Press.