Ed Cottrell

Ed has worked as a music and dance DJ in the Washington Metropolitan area since 2007. Over the years he has worked as a mobile DJ at various local dance clubs and competitions, weddings, receptions, and private parties throughout the area.

For the past 10 years, Ed has been the resident DJ at Colvin Run Dance Hall’s weekly Tuesday dance events. In addition, he also functions as DJ at Colvin Run’s Second and Fourth Saturday dances, as well as their Third Sunday afternoon dance.

Ed owns an extensive and diverse collection of music, both contemporary and classic, suited to all genres of dance. His engaging style allows him to drive the mood of each dance and facilitates an audience interactive process. He possesses a comprehensive knowledge of advanced music technologies, sound editing and production equipment.

Prior to his retirement in 2007, Ed was employed as a federal law enforcement professional with the Department of Justice’s US Courts Division. His prior education includes post graduate studies in Criminal Justice Administration.