Edward Bond is a multi-instrumentalist composer, performer & educator based in Portland, Oregon. Bond graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelors in Jazz Studies in 2013 & was named the Outstanding Undergraduate in Jazz in his class. Since moving to Portland in 2013, Bond has kept a vigorous performance schedule, performing locally & nationally over 500 times in over 35 ensembles across a broad range of styles on guitar, bass, keyboards, synthesizers, vocals & electronics. During this time, Bond has released or performed on over 40 albums & has received commissions from the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble, Yves St. Laurent, & The Mary Pickford Foundation. Bond also cultivates a busy private studio of piano & guitar students, is a visual artist, published writer, & tarot reader.