About Eddie Layman:  
Eddie Layman


Available for performance, sessions and clinics in all types of music including Jazz, Rock, Latin, R & B, Top 40, etc... I studied privately from age twelve until age eighteen, then went on to study music at Youngstown University, Ohio.

I turned professional in 1974. I played throughout the Manhattan-New York area for ten years including stints at Jimmy Westins, Seventh Avenue South, 55 Christopher, Sweet Basil, Red Rooster, The Plaza, The Pierre, Arthurs, Bitter End, Dakota Rose and others.

I went on to play the Los Angeles, California area for four years and have been performing throughout Asia for eighteen years including 15 years performing at Harry’s Jazz Bar with Chromozone. I’m currently performing at Southbridge Jazz at Esplanade Mall and teaching at United World Collage SEA and Lasalle School of The Arts.

I have performed with Junior Cook, Karl Denson ,Lou Donaldson, Louis Pragasam, Max Bennett, O'Donell Levy, Paul Quinesette, Roy Eldridge,Ralph Lalama, Ralph Moore, Ray Kennedy, Richard `Groove' Holmes, Rob Mullins, Ron Eschete ,Spiro Gyra, Steve Bailey, Steve Grossman, Tal Farlow, Tarumasa Hino, Todd Coleman, Tom Kennedy, Tommy Turrentine, Vanessa Rubin.

RECORDED WITH: Billy Williams, David Sanborn, Groove Holmes, Kenny Barron, Rufus Reed, Tom Kennedy, Ray Kennedy, Claressa Monteiro, Marina Xavier, Mei Sheum.