The company was founded by Ed Keane in 1996 in Boston, Massachusetts. Through the years, Ed Keane Associates has worked with some of music’s most gifted artists, in many genres. The company currently works with Take 6, The Manhattan Transfer, Nnenna Freelon, Shana Tucker, T.S. Monk, and many other artists.
Ed Keane Associates has launched touring productions including THE SUMMIT: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6, and GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles. CELTIC SPELLS with Mairead Nesbitt, co-founder of Celtic Woman will be available for touring in 2021.
A message to IEBA from Ed Keane Associates:
STREETLIGHT CADENCE is a fresh and energetic 4-piece band playing the violin, cello, accordion, guitar and drums with group vocals. They are “post-folk” and can be described as millennial pop-punk energy with Nickel Creek instrumentation. With two different music programs to offer and an extensive catalog of originals and covers, the group is highly versatile and performs comfortably on stages of all sizes, including Performing Arts Centers, festivals, clubs, fairs, stadiums, commercials, orchestral collaborations, school workshops and more.
What do Miles Davis, Luther Vandross, Sting, Roberta Flack, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, George Benson, Michael Jackson, David Sanborn, Vanessa Williams have in common? They have all worked with Grammy Award winning producer, keyboardist, composer, arranger and synthesist Jason Miles. For 46 years, Miles has contributed his vast array of talents and deep musicality to the success of these and countless other superstars and independent artists. Jason now celebrates his multi-faceted career with a one man show entitled, “The Extraordinary Journey of Jason Miles: A Musical Biography.”
With a deep respect for lyrical storytelling, cellist/singer-songwriter SHANA TUCKER delivers a unique voice through her self-described genre of ChamberSoul™. Shana’s melodies weave strong hints of jazz, classical, soulful folk, acoustic pop and a touch of R&B into a distinctive rhythmic tapestry. Shana incorporates artist-in-residences, workshops and community outreach opportunities wherever in the world her performances take her.
For more than a decade, Grammy- and Emmy-nominated artist and composer, Máiréad Nesbitt has enchanted millions of fans around the world as the Celtic violinist and founding member of the globetrotting music phenomenon Celtic Woman. Loyal fans of all ages, across geographical and cultural boundaries far beyond the musical heritage of Ireland, have adored her beguiling stage presence and versatile instrumental talents. As the featured violin soloist on all 11 Celtic Woman albums, each title achieved the coveted #1 slot on the Billboard World Music Chart. Máiréad’s expansive musical portfolio spans the worlds of Celtic, Classical and Contemporary popular music.
Syndee Winters has the privilege of touring the world doing what she loves. In 2010, Syndee’s dream of being on Broadway came true, when she starred as her dream role, Nala, in Disney’s The Lion King. She’s also portrayed iconic artist, Ms. Diana Ross in Motown the Musical, along with performing in the revival production of Pippin on Broadway as The Leading Player. Recently, Syndee was a cast member of the biggest musical in American History, Hamilton. Syndee’s latest writing project celebrates the life of American Icon, Lena Horne, in a one- woman play with music: LENA: A Moment with a Lady.