Edward Bland (born 1926) is an American composer and musical director. He studied at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. Among his compositions is a concerto for electric violin and chamber orchestra. He has composed scores for A Raisin in the Sun (1989) and A Soldier's Story (1984), made-for-television motion pictures. Another notable work is Sketches Set Seven for piano. He wrote, directed, and produced the 1959 film Cry of Jazz.