On 12, Aug 2015 | In Jazz | By CMG
Tribe of Eli
Tribe of Eli is a funky jazz group led by Elijah Gilmore, an American drummer endorsed by Vater drumsticks and Pork Pie drums. The group is available in flexible configurations and sizes, including piano, bass, drums, sax, trumpet, etc.
Elijah has toured and shared the stage and studio with artist such as Gearld Veasly, The Yellow Jackets, Najee, Chuck Loeb, Waymen Tisdale, Reggie Wooten, Eddie Baccus Jr., James Lloyd, Lamar Gains Sr., The Roots, John Mayer, P. Diddy, Outcast, Gearld Levert, Dave Mathews Band, Jack Johnson, Average White Band, O.A.R., Breaking Benjamin, Blessed Union Souls, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Ben Harper, Pastor John P. Kee, Ben Tankard, Min. Ed Ridley, Min. Lafayette Carthon, Obed Shelton, Min. Rodney Hubbard, Alvin Frazier, and Half Mile Home to name a few.
Elijah tours with Joe Mcbride (Heads Up/Concord Records) and recorded on Mcbride’s latest album, Looking For A Change, which topped the charts in the UK in the first couple of weeks of being released. Looking For A Change also received raved reviews in Jazz Times and Down Beat Magazine.
Elijah Gilmore believes in using music as a tool to bring our world together and can be found giving back to Cleveland youth thru teaching music with a program he founded in 2005 called “The Levite Academy of Performing Arts,” dedicated to developing our youth thru the arts.