Ed Blasco

Ed Blasco was one of the best known organ salesmen in Kansas City during the 1970s. He worked for Sherman Clay, Jenkins Music and even ran his own store, Ed Blasco’s Conn Organ Center in the mid 1970s. Ed’s passion for the organ was the foundation of his selling and he never lost sight of the important role he played bringing music into the lives of his customers and their children. He was active with the Yamaha Company and their "Play For Keeps" program as well as with the Roland Corp.  Ed gained the friendship of many people in the industry, especially those at Conn Organ, several of whom recommended that Ed be included in the NAMM Oral History some 30 years after last working with Ed. And after all those years it is clear that Ed remains passionate about music.

 

Interview Date:
July 16, 2011
Job Title:
Founder
Company:
Ed Blasco's Conn Organ Center