Contemporary pianist Ed Bazel's compositions are known as beautiful piano music with a soul-searching touch. His sense of melody, combined with passionate expression, makes him a popular choice for listeners who want to relax and unwind.

Ed studied under such greats as Jay Flippin, Lou Levy, Joe Harnell, and Clare Fischer.  He has been a noted solo pianist in Los Angeles including The Beverly Hills Country Club and as house pianist at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, CA.   He was named "Best Pianist In Downtown LA" by a Los Angeles newspaper.  His compositions are heard on numerous radio stations including The River of Calm - Music to Soothe Your Soul™. 

Ed was awarded the MPS Hall of Fame Award - "Instrumentalist" and the "Entertainer of the Year" Award - from the Nashville area Yamaha piano dealership - Miller Piano Specialists.  He also was recently recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his accomplishments in the music industry.

In addition to being a pianist, Ed is the founder of The River of Calm - Music to Soothe Your Soul™ - an online radio station bringing calming music to a stressed-out world.