Marcus Elliot is a saxophonist, composer, improviser, and educator based in Detroit, Michigan. He is a Fellow of the Geri Allen Gathering Orchestra and is the director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Civic Jazz Ensembles.
After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies from Michigan State University, Elliot began to curate weekly performances in Detroit, showcasing some of Detroit’s young jazz musicians. Elliot has performed with Bob Hurst, Karriem Riggins, James Carter, Jimmy Cobb, Marcus Belgrave, Johnny O’Neal, and others.
Elliot received his Masters of Music degree at the University of Michigan. He is active in the Detroit music community, collaborating with musicians in jazz, free-improvised music, techno, hip-hop, R&B, and classical music.
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