San Francisco based Ned Boynton is a wonderful guitarist and an educator who brings a unique approach to guitar.
Boynton comes with a bit of cool guitar that made me hit the internet to find out where I could hear more of him. He is a hidden gem. – Jazz Improv Magaizine
Ebullient guitar! – SF magazine January 2008
A wonderful guitarist – Phil Elwood, San Francisco Chronicle.
Career highlights include:
- Founder of the group Cafe Americain.
- Associate Director of Jazzmasters Worshop from 1999 to 2007.
- Featured artist at the Smithsonian Jazz Cafe from 1999 to 2007.
- Musical Director and featured artist for Enricos Sidewalk Cafe from 1997 to 2006.
- Featured clinician at The 6th North Wales International Jazz Guitar Summer School in Wrexham, UK, August 2005. Here Ned taught 80 students over 4 days and played in concerts with Bucky Pizzarelli, Anthony Wilson, Gary Potter and others.
- Ned has played with guitarists Romane, Jim Nichols, John Pisano, Bucky Pizzarelli, Howard Alden, Mundell Lowe, Bruce Forman, and of course Les Paul.
- Featured as a performer and writer in Just Jazz Guitar and JazzNow! Magazine. His performances have been featured on KCSM Radio, KALW Radio and on channel 53 Musicians Showcase.