Edwin Gunther Schuller (January 11, 1955) is an American jazz bassist and composer. His father is Gunther Schuller, a composer, horn player, and music professor, and his younger brother is drummer George Schuller.
Ed Schuller and Adam Czerwiński
|Birth name||Edwin Gunther Schuller|
|Born||January 11, 1955|
New York City;
A native of New York City, Schuller learned clarinet and guitar as a child. He switched to double bass at age 15, and the same year he had his first professional appearances with Ricky Ford. He studied at the New England Conservatory of Music.
Schuller has played with Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, Ted Curson, Dave Liebman, Abbey Rader, Jimmy Knepper, Clark Terry, Ran Blake, Paul McCandless, Billy Hart, Mat Maneri, Marty Ehrlich, and Roland Hanna, and has toured with Lovano, Paul Motian, Tim Berne, Jim Pepper, Pat Martino, Mal Waldron, Uli Lenz, Karl Berger, Gerry Hemingway, Marty Cook, Nicolas Simian, Perry Robinson, Barry Miles, Terry Silverlight, and Jaki Byard. He has played on over 60 recordings and been a member of numerous collective ensembles, including the ensemble that recorded Charles Mingus's Epitaph in 1990.
With Franco Ambrosetti
- Music for Symphony and Jazz Band (Enja, 1991)
With Tim Berne
With Anat Fort
With Paul Grabowsky
- Tales of Time and Space (Sanctuary, 2005)
With Russ Lossing
- Dreamer (Double-Time, 2000)
- As It Grows (HatOLOGY, 2002)
With Uli Lenz
- Echoes of Mandela (Tutu, 1997)
- Good-bye Venus (Tutu, 2007)
With Joe Lovano
With Joe Maneri
With Paul Motian
- Psalm (ECM, 1982)
- The Story of Maryam (Soul Note, 1984)
- Jack of Clubs (Soul Note, 1985)
- Misterioso (Soul Note, 1987)
With Night Ark
- Treasures (Traditional Crossroads, 2000)
With Jim Pepper
With Herb Robertson
With Mal Waldron
- Mal, Dance and Soul (Tutu, 1988)
- Quadrologue at Utopia (Tutu, 1989)
- More Git' Go at Utopia (Tutu, 1989)
- Mal, Verve, Black & Blue (Tutu, 1994)
With Tom Varner
- Motion/Stillness (Soul Note, 1982)
- "Ed Schuller | Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 December 2016.
- Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz. Oxford, 1999, pp. 587–88.