Edye Evans Hyde Trio
West Michigan Wine & Jazz Festival Bandshell Concert
Edye Evans Hyde has been making music for over 40 years. Performing has taken her from Michigan to California, Asia and Europe playing with such notables as Ray Charles and Arturo Sandaval, Jennifer Holiday and Clay Aiken. She has also performed locally with many groups such as the Grand Rapids Symphony and The Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra. Edye has also performed as an actor with local theatre companies playing such roles as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Rose in Fences, and her favorite role as Sarah in Civic Theatre’s first production of Ragtime. Also appearing on screen in the kids TV show “Come On Over!” as Miss Lucy and in Fubble Entertainment production of “Backstage Drama” and “Holiday Memories of Grand Rapids.”
Edye formerly taught classes at Hope College in Jazz and Contemporary Music. Edye also directed the Hope College Gospel Choir and is currently the founder and executive director of local theatre company Ebony Road Players. You can hear Edye and and her husband Mike on her most current album Magic In His Eyes and during their occasional live stream concerts on Facebook.