Ed Soph is considered to be one today’s most innovative teachers and clinicians on drumset. He has performed and recorded with Joe Henderson, Bill Evans, Randy Brecker, Dave Liebman, David Catney, Stan Kenton, Fill Watrous, Clark Terry and Woody Herman as well as Bobby Shew, Marc Johnson, Red Rodney, Gary Burton Herb Ellis and Lee Konitz.
Presently, Ed teaches at the University of North Texas and has taught at the Aebersold Summer Jazz Combo Workshops and the Summer Drum Set Workshops since 1980. His clinics and performances have taken him to Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, the Near and Far East and throughout the United States. Ed is a clinician for the Avedis Ziljian Cymbal Company and the Yamaha Corporation of America.