Ed Kelly is a Canadian Pianist/Singer entertainer, who graduated #1, at the top of his class in 1989 at the Humber College, Toronto Music Program, with a major in arranging. Ed then taught piano for several years at Humber College, and since 1993, he has been a full time performer on cruise ships, including multiple contracts on Carnival, Princess, HAL, Cunard, Disney and as the dance band leader/pianist on Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth II for multiple world cruises. Since 2006, Edward has also been a featured singer/pianist in the piano bars on multiple cruises for Holland America Lines and Princess Cruise Lines.
Ed is a versatile performer, who can read charts and instantly perform at a high level, even with minimal rehearsal time. He has had every piano position in the cruise world, from orchestra pianist, to background cocktail piano, to dance band leader, and to singing piano bar performer. He is a proven performer, who always brings loads of energy, panache and style to his performances. Ed Kelly is a Canadian, and is based out of Toronto, Canada.
With songs by all the greatest hitmakers of the past 50 years:
The Beatles, Michael Buble, Tom Petty, Billy Joel, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Neil Diamond, CCR, The Police, Sting, Jim Croce, The Eagles, Santana, The Who, Fleetwood Mac, Carpenters, Bee Gees, Simon & Garfinkle, Don McLean, Prince, Van Morrison, Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Queen, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, The Killers, Nickleback, Robbie Williams, and on and on…