Ed Broms, dubbed a true ‘Renaissance Man’ by The Boston Globe, has been a mainstay of the Boston and NYC music scenes since 1984.
A multi-instrumentalist, he performs on electric and acoustic bass, voice, Hammond organ, pipe organ, piano, keyboards, guitar, and percussion in a myriad of styles, each of which he makes uniquely his own.
He is an in-demand free-lance musician working most recently with singer/songwriter Jamie Lynn Hart, avant-guitarist Ken Rubenstein, legendary drummer Ra-Kalam Bob Moses, saxophonist Timo Shanko, Men In Black, The Meltdown Incentive, and The American Festival of Microtonal Music, NYC, NY. He has worked with artists as diverse as Chuck Berry, Mat Maneri, and John Zorn.
He is currently the Music Director, Choir Director and Organist at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, MA (Episcopal) where he leads an eclectic program of world sacred music and directs three professional choral ensembles, The Cathedral Scholars (a classical octet), Blessed (Gospel Choir), and Cantorum (a multi-faceted vocal quartet).
He is a member of the faculty at Eastern Nazarene College, where he teaches jazz and improvisation for bassists and pianists.
He was a Musician with Grammy-nominated Blue Man Group from 1998-2005.
He toured nationally with renowned jam-band Black Dog from 1992-1994.
He led the legendary progressive rock band BrouHaHa from 1984-1992.
He began his professional career at the age of 11 with the Grammy-nominated St. Mary’s/National Boychoir.