Professor of Drum Set
Department(s)Jazz Studies, Percussion
Ed Soph is a Professor in the Jazz Studies and Performance Divisions of the College of Music at the University of North Texas. He teaches applied drum set students and the Rhythm Section Master Class. His touring and recording work includes the groups of Stan Kenton, Bill Watrous, Woody Herman, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, Marvin Stamm, Dave Liebman, Stefan Karlsson, Fred Hamilton, and Eddie Gomez. He is the author of a video a DVD, MUSICAL TIME. His books include THE BIG BAND PRIMER, ESSENTIAL TECHNIQUES FOR DRUM SET, and MUSICAL TIME. Ed is an artist clinician for the Yamaha Corporation of America, the Avedis Zildjian Company, Evans drum heads, and Innovative Percussion drum sticks and mallets.