Elisha "Atlas" Parris

Elisha "Atlas" Parris

 Jacksonville, Florida, USA
BandJazzR&B

Urban Jazz Pianist Elisha "Atlas" Parris offers a unique and exciting alchemic blend of Jazz, R&B, Soul and Gospel. His sound has been described in local jazz clubs and festivals across Florida and Georgia as the last of the true jazz standards with a funky soul twist. He lists as some of his most inspirational musicians: Joe Sample, Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock, and Bruce Allen.

Biography

A native of Deerfield Beach Florida, Elisha has performed in major jazz
clubs and festivals across Florida, from the Historic B-Sharp Cafe in
Tallahassee and the Jacksonville Jazz Festival in North Florida, to the
Blue Bird and Riverwalk Jazz Series in the Treasure Coast and The House of
Blues in Orlando. His sound has best been described as 'Robert Glasper
meets Herbie Hancock!'

In addition to several headlining appearances the Jacksonville Jazz Festival (2011, 2012, 2013 & 2015) and
appearances at Jazz In The Park, St. Simon's Island (2013, 2014), Elisha has released a new project from a live recording which features a funky-jazz remake of the 1968 hit
tune by Marvin Gaye, "Got To Give It Up".