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Elisha "Atlas" Parris / Bio

Elisha Atlas Parris is an urban jazz pianist, songwriter, and producer based in Jacksonville, FL. Born into a musical family, he was strongly influenced by both his father(trombonist) and mother(piano teacher). Elisha has developed a distinctive style of keyboard performance giving him the opportunity to play jazz festivals and clubs across the country such as the Jacksonville Jazz Festival("second-largest jazz festival in the nation" according to Superpages), Sun Fest, and The Historic B Sharp Jazz Cafe. He's served as Music Director for a number of plays, recording projects, and artist including the Stellar Award winning inspirational jazz duo, Allen & Allen.

While in the music program at Edward Waters College, he was student musician for the renowned EWC Chorale. Elisha is also a recipient of the NCP Musician of the Year Award. “Atlas” has written for artists like Grammy and Stellar Award-nominated gospel singer/producer, Troy Sneed (Emtro) and Gospel Jazz Pianist, Bruce Allen (Meridian Group).

General Info

Band Members
Elisha "Atlas" Parris - Lead Keys/Vocals, Elisha "Doogie" Parris - Drums, Al Reshard - Bass, Eric Riehm - Sax
Artist Name
Elisha "Atlas" Parris
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/elishaatlasparris
Active Since
01/90
Genres
Jazz / Soul / Rhythm & Blues

Contact Info

Location
Jacksonville, FL
Manager
InScope Management Group

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