Marcus Elliot

Photo from performer website.

Marcus Elliot

Friday, August 7, 2015 – 6:00 to 7:00
North Stage

Marcus Elliot is a saxophonist/composer/educator of the metro-Detroit area who is quickly gaining recognition for his imaginative improvising, and ¬†fervently thoughtful voice on the saxophone. Marcus began playing professionally in the Detroit Jazz scene when he was 15 years old. He was awarded a scholarship for his talents as a musician to attend Michigan State University to study with Wes “Warmdaddy” Anderson, Diego Rivera and Rodney Whitaker.

After Graduating from MSU, Marcus has performed across the globe in places like Canada, Cuba, Barbados, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Eygypt, Jordan, Indonesia and many other countries. As a Band Leader, Marcus has led the Marcus Elliot Quartet for the past 8 years. He self-released his first album “Looking Forward”, in 2010. His latest project “When The City Meets the Sky” was self-released in May, 2015. The Marcus Elliot Quartet Performs at Cliff Bells every Tuesday.

(source: Performer website.)

Marcus Elliot Website: http://www.marcuselliotmusic.com