|hope college > academic departments > music|
The 2011 West Michigan Jazz Society Musician of the Year Edye Evans Hyde has been singing jazz, blues and pop music for over 30 years in West Michigan, Los Angeles, Asia and Europe. Edye has shared the stage with world renowned blues singer Linda Hopkins, pop singer Michael Bolton, Maria Muldaur, actress Connie Stevens, the late Ray Charles and Cuban trumpet player, Arturol Sandoval. Edye’s theatrical performances have included principle roles in Dream Girls, Ain’t Misbehavin', Smokey Joe’s Café, Little Shop of Horrors, Blues for an Alabama Sky, Intimate Apparel, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, and Ragtime, and Having Our Say.
She is also the narrator for the Grand Rapids Symphony Lollipops.
You can see Edye in the children’s video series “Come on Over” as well as many other local movie and video productions.