Sophisticated, eclectic, universal...Words commonly used by critics and fans to describe Edison With The Weather, a band which encompasses acid jazz and world beat influences within a pop & rock 'n' roll context.
Edison With The Weather has performed at clubs in four major cities including: TT the Bears and The Tam in Boston, Massachusetts, The Blue Bird Cafe, Twelfth and Porter, and 95's Dancin' in the District in Nashville, Tennessee as well as Tramps & The New Music Cafe in New York City and The Sam Adams Bar (1996 Philadelphia Music Conference) & The Grape St. Pub in Philadelphia.
They currently reside in NYC, playing monthly weekend shows at The Bitter End while showcasing at CB's 313 Gallery or Wetlands.
David Sherman/ Vocalist, Keyboardist is the main songwriter for the group. His influences include George Gershwin, Joni Mitchell, Charles Mingus, and old movies. He combines quirky vocals with vintage keyboard sounds.
Dan Grennes/ Bassist, Vocalist also cowrites some of the group's material. His soulful, edgy style on vocals and bass is a signature of EWTW's sound.
Andy Sanesi/ Drummer is well-versed in jazz, hip-hop, funk, and straight ahead rock. Andy always provides solid grooves and textures for the tunes.
Paul Pimenta/ Guitarist is the newest member of the group. Originally from Brazil, Paul grew up on Jobim and melodic guitar lines - the perfect combination for EWTW.
Album Network: "intelligently written songs... stellar musicianship."
Modern Musician Monthly: "The bottom line is that Edison with the Weather is an exceptional sounding band with exceptional musicians."
Rock Love Magazine: "Edison with the Weather is a music lovers band... They will please a real jazz connoisseur... right next to a rock fan and a Phish fan -- uniquely interesting."
DiscMakers: "one of the best indie acts in NYC..."
Northeast Performer: "this disc is fantastic! It's part fusion, part pop, part progressive rock, and a great listen."
New York City City Search: "Edison with the Weather plays jammy, jazzy rock that falls somewhere between the Allman Brothers and Steely Dan."
Taxi: "displays excellent confidence in performance of the material"
KPCC Pasadena, CA: "interesting sound... great album"
KIDE, Hoopa CA: "it can go anywhere..."
Will Lee from Letterman's CBS Orchestra: "I really enjoyed their show... Excellent musicianship"
Kenny Gorka from The Bitter End Club in NYC: "excellent songs, lyrics, stage presence, musicians and an original groove. It's a great formula "
Bud Scopa from ASCAP: "I'm digging your pretzel logic -- way tasty! Sophisticated musicianship impressionistic lyrics and a sense of immense confidence distinguish this band. ...thoughtful enough to work some pop hooks into these complex musical landscapes."
Pat Pattison (Berklee College Of Music professor/ author of Writing Better Lyrics): "a wonderfully unique and inventive sound --supeb writing and musicianship."
Joel Dorn (Prod. Roberta Flack, Neville Brothers, Elvis Costello, Debbie Harry): "brilliant lyrics... every now and then you hear a band that makes you say, "now that sounds fresh."