Eclipse Movement

Eclipse Movement

 Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
BandHip HopJazz

Eclipse Movement is a progressive Hip Hop Jazz band from Cincinnati. Our original music has elements of Hip Hop, Jazz, Funk, Rock, Latin, Classical & World music. We feature virtuosic instrumental performances with singing and rap lyrics. Some have described us as sounding like the Roots, Ozomatli, Outkast, Garage Mahal.


Eclipse Movement is a progressive Hip Hop Fusion band that writes and performs original music. This Cincinnati based nine-piece ensemble are versatile style-mashers as they combine hip-hop, jazz, rock, funk, latin, classical & world music into their sound. Check out our new third Studio Album BLIND.

Some have described Eclipse Movement as sounding like The Roots, Ozomatli, Outkast, and Garaj Mahal. This composite of talent comes from Brian Batchelor-Glader (keyboards, vocals and rhythm guitar), Max Gise (acoustic and electric guitars and vocals), Jibri (MC), Daddie Rich (MC), Matt Wiles (upright and electric bass), Devon Leigh (drums), Ben Walkenhauer (saxophones), Sean Fitzpatric (Trumpet), and Dominic Marino (trombone). 

Eclipse Movement has played festivals, clubs, and colleges throughout the Tri-state area and also in other nearby cities like Chicago, Columbus, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Lexington and Cleveland. In August 2007, Eclipse Movement released their debut self-titled album and had the opening song “Mambo Hop” featured on WOXY’s local Lixx. They've had a song featured on their local FOX affiliate-FOX 19. Eclipse Movement has won a couple of the Cincinnati Entertainment Award (CEA) for Best Hip Hop Band of the year. Our second album "Around the World" was selected as top local album of 2011 by Cincinnati's Citybeat Magazine.Be sure to check out this diverse and high-energy band if you get the chance!

Band Contacts:

Max Gise

Brian Batchelor-Glader


"Eclipse" self-titled debut Album 2006
"Eclipse Movement Live" EP 2008
"Around the World" Album 2011

We do have streaming and downloadable versions of several songs that are available on our Sonicbids EPK, website and Myspace.

Set List

Our usual setlist is between 8 to 11 songs. We can do multiple sets.

Our sets are approximately 1 hour to 75 minutes, though we can adjust our sets to be shorter and longer.