ed coogan .::. harmonica & keys

Ed Coogan brings a unique flavor to the Milla Jazz Group as his innovative harmonica tunings and approaches help sculpt the band's fresh-sounding, timeless renditions of great jazz standards, smooth jazz and original tunes. Ed placed 3rd at the World Harmonica Championships in 1993, and won the MARS-sponsored Nashville Bluesharp Blow-Out in 2000. During his time in Nashville, Ed was a musician's musician, playing regularly with members of the bands of Wynnona Judd, Steve Miller, The Doobie Brothers, and Delbert McClinton, among others. More recently, he was awarded Best of Show performance honors at the nationally recognized Clearwater Dixieland and Swing Festival in November 2005.