Ed McCabe teaches guitar, ukulele, mandolin and bass for Main Street Music. He is a dedicated and knowledgeable guitar instructor with more than 30 years of successful private lesson instruction experience. He has taught students of all ages and abilities throughout the years, formerly at Freehold Music/Toms River Music, and for the past decade at Ocean City Arts Center and Cygnus Creative Arts Center (Egg Harbor Twp.).
Ed has worked as a professional band guitarist through the years, performing with Borzoi, High Society, and Trilogy; and members of New York Rock Ensemble, E Street Band, South Side Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Steely Dan and many more. He studied jazz harmony with Vincent Corrao; worked as a session musician for Lifesong Records in NYC; worked with producers Bruce Tergeson (Cream), Tom Dowd (Allman Bros.), and Cashman & West (Jim Croce).
Bill Corvino is best known in recent years as the lead guitarist for singer/songwriter Moot Davis. He has performed extensively throughout the United States and Europe with him, as well as on Moot's critically acclaimed 2014 CD "Goin' in Hot", recorded in Nashville and produced by Country/Americana session ace Kenny Vaughan.
He graduated Cum Laude from the prestigious Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor of Arts in Guitar Performance. Bill combines this academic background, as well as years of experience performing and recording Country, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Reggae and Gospel with groups such as the Kelli Campbell Trio, Bocco Socks, Jimmy Heffernan, The Drifters, The Penguins, Paul Evans, George Rabbai, The DTM Project, The Dovells and many others to effectively teach mandolin lessons to all levels of students.
From beginner to advanced, from young to old, Bill helps each student to reach his or her individual goals. He has taught music for over 12 years at Mercer County Community College and the Conservatory of Musical Arts in his home state of New Jersey.
Ed teaches a wide range of styles including rock, jazz, contemporary, and acoustic. He provides individual instruction for all ages and levels. Ukulele, mandolin and bass also taught. He features personalized lesson plans including song charts of student’s own choosing. All acoustic and electric styles taught including music theory and notation.