Eli and Company
“Aside from her obvious talent, Eli is a deep and soulful jazz vocalist who beautifully connects with her listeners.” (Kerry Marsh, UNC vocal jazz educator, clinician, composer and arranger) Eli, a classically trained singer from Prospect Heights, IL charms listeners with distinct subtleties that complement today’s jazz. While building her professional network in the Chicagoland area, Eli studied classical, jazz and contemporary music at Elmhurst College under the direction of artists such as: Jennifer Mather, Frank Caruso. Marc Colby and Doug Beach. Eli has also had the pleasure of working with Janis Siegel of The Manhattan Transfer, as well as The New York Voices.Throughout her musical journey, Eli has received multiple awards for her unique sound, passion and poise in all styles of music. Eli, a blossoming, delicate soul captures the entities of past vocal legends and carries their legacies with masterful creativity, humility and dedication.Tonight she will be accompanied by Wes Nelson on Bass and Alex Stombres on piano.