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About Ed Friedland

Ed Friedland plays with the Grammy-Award winning band, The Mavericks. He is the author of numerous bass instructional methods, and has been a long-time industry influencer as “The Bass Whisperer.”

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November 25th, 2020|

In April 2017, the Mavericks went to Cuba to shoot “Havana Time Machine”, a PBS special that took lead singer Raul  Malo around the city, meeting and singing with musical luminaries, culminating in a concert at Los Jardines de la Tropical. For a Cold War kid like myself, the idea of going to Cuba was strange. It had been off limits most of my life, and the Cubans I knew growing up never gave me the impression it was someplace I’d want to visit. But the music... Well, the music [...]

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