He is a
singer-songwriter, arranger, music director, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist
often credited as Edgar Strubble who has fronted many
and 1991 he wrote many songs for the country music singer Kenny Rogers as
well as playing on his albums and going on his international tours as a
vocalist and musician as well as his arranger and music director. This led to him also doing a lot of
work with the singer Dolly Parton who toured with
In 1991 he
decided to settle himself and his family in Nashville while at the same time regularly going
back and forth to other cities when he was required.
decade was out he relocated to Los Angeles where he was kept constantly busy with
his work on various TV programs and movies.
His work as an
arranger, composer and/or producer has been used by many other artists
including Ray Charles, Vince Gill, Bobby Hatfield, Al Hirt,
The Oak Ridge Boys, Rascal Flatts, Leon Russell,
Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Dottie West among many others and much
of his work has been used for various television specials. He has also been the Music Director
of the Prime Time Country TV show,
the producer of the movie Mickey
Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy and has worked in collaboration with
Bazzel Baz in writing
the patriotic song “March On By”.
he has been credited on are numerous including most of the albums by Kenny
Rogers and his own albums No Rough
Edges and Piano Country.
appeared in concert in the Faroe Islands with other Nashville songwriters/musicians where their songs
were performed by local artists.
He also continues to perform regularly back in the United States with his concert Edgar Struble & Friends.
His work as a
composer and music director continues with his long running work in those
positions for the Academy of Country
Music Awards and American Music Awards.
Kenny Rogers recordings
The Gambler (Don Schlitz)
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