Ed Smith performs his original composition “Neptune” on a Malletech Love Vibe at PASIC 2012 in Austin, TX. Ed’s music career as a jazz vibraphonist and percussionist spans more than three decades. In 1992, Ed helped form the internationally recognized world percussion group, D’Drum. A PBS short film about the group and their world travels won an Emmy in 1999. As a member of D’Drum, Ed recently collaborated with Stewart Copeland on a world music concerto called “Gamelan D’Drum.” Ed teaches vibes and Balinese gamelan at the University of North Texas and vibes at SMU.