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Like the waters that roar over the edge in his hometown of Niagara Falls, Ed Koban's music can be beautiful and evocative, or raging and powerful. An artist not quite like any other, Ed's music defies categorization. His sound is much like the man himself, unable to be confined by style or genre. Ed Koban's latest release How to Fly blends the gorgeous & haunting Native American flute with guitar playing that ranges from gentle acoustic to blistering electric Rock & Blues, combined with sounds inspired by music from Africa to Chicago, from Folk to Jazz, Reggae to Rock, makes for a fresh new sound that is accessible to music fans from all genres.
Since 2011 Ed Koban has organized and led the House band for the Native American Music Awards. This international awards show has been broadcast around the world and has featured artist such as: Robbie Robertson, Richie Havens, Nelly Furtado, Wayne Newton, Rickey Medlocke of Lynyrd Skynyrd & Blackfoot, Taste of Honey, Joanne Shenandoah and many more.
Ed Koban is a guitarist and Native American Flutist, from Niagara Falls, NY. He has performed on stage/recorded with several respected artists including, Grammy Winners Joanne Shenandoah, and Janice Marie, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee: Nokie Edwards, as well as: Pura Fe, Gabriel Ayala, Tonemah, Star Nayea, Cody Blackbird, Leanne Shenandoah, Jim Boyd, Keith Secola, Dylan Jenet Collins, and others. He has shared the bill with groups such as: Foghat, Three Dog Night, Blackfoot, Molly Hatchet, Indigenous, Rusted Root, and has performed nationwide with artists at venues like the Kennedy Center and the 2002 Winter Olympics.
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