CLIFF EDWARDS is a sound/video engineer and technical director with more than 30 years of experience in broadcasting, musical, and theatrical production. A recognized expert in the field, he is frequently called upon to provide guidance in multi-track recording, audio/video engineering, communications systems, maintenance, and quality assurance. Previous positions included serving as the chief sound engineer/stage supervisor for Miller Outdoor Theatre, audio/video engineer for Taft Broadcasting NASA Division, and chief engineer for KTSU-FM.
Mr. Edwards has traveled nationally and internationally while working with various musical and theatrical productions, including the Cancun Jazz Festival; Baba Olatunji & Drums of Passion; Neo-Soul Festival (Bermuda); Society for the Performing Arts (Houston); Sophisticated Ladies (Los Angeles Touring Company); Little Shop of Horrors (New York Touring Company); jazz greats Ellis Marsalis, McCoy Tyner, and Taj Mahal; living blues legends Bobby Bland and Ray Charles; and reggae superstars Steel Pulse and Third World.
Currently, he is the Director of Broadcast Engineering/Professor in the School of Communication at Texas Southern University, technical and artistic manager for Bayswater Music, and technical director for Emerald Entertainment of New York, NY, and creative director for Burnt Cork Productions of Houston, Texas.