The Ed Stoute Experience

Born and raised in Bedford Stuyvesant, Ed Stoute has been playing jazz for over 60 years. A pianist, composer, arranger, and band leader, Ed has composed more than 100 tunes and arranged numerous standards. He is a member of the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra (HRO); was a member of the house band (known as the Minton’s Players) at Minton’s Supper Club in Harlem; and loves to play in Brooklyn at favorite spots such as Jazz 966, Sista’s Place, and For My Sweet. Ed is a proud recipient of the 2015 Tohma Y. Faulkner Bed Stuy Community Award as an Arts & Culture Trailblazer, and is part of the Weeksville Heritage Center’s Jazz Oral History Project.