C S Elliott Band

Jazz Band from Garden Grove, CA - Will travel up to 10 miles
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The C S Elliott Band is new, specially formed, high energy pop/jazz/swing band including New Orleans Second Line [walking and playing]. Suitable for dance or listening venues. There is also a special version of the group that plays Catholic and other religious services, playing liturgical music. All special one of a kind arrangements, featuring vocals and instrumentals mixed throughout the repertoire. Usually five performers but with as little as one solo performer to twelve or more including: Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Flute, Clarinet, Soprano-Tenor-Baritone Sax, Strings, Keyboards, Guitar, Bass, Percussion, Drums, and Vocals; all professional full time musicians. C S Elliott has performed live over 2,000 times.
*** Herman's Hermits' Peter Noone [Lead Singer and Writer of numerous No.1 Hit songs] of which C.S.Elliott played keyboard brass live on stage in concert. Also "The Tokens" ["The Lion Sleeps Tonight"]!

*** Famous name touring bands of which C.S.Elliott provided live sound production

*** Metro Detroit Music Award winner!









COMPOSER OF FILM MUSIC

Listed on IMDB as C.S. Elliott
Notable films and events;
*** 2011 Composed music for feature Documentary and feature films ; Licensed many pieces of music through one or more music libraries for many broadcast or non-broadcast projects.

*** 2010 music licensed for Canadian short film "Gitch"; much music licensed for independent projects through several music libraries.

*** NBC's 'CRUSOE'; for 'The Making of CRUSOE'; two videos: "Building the Mad Idea" and "Designing the Mad Idea"!

*** Licensing of original tracks every month through music libraries.

*** Eric Douglas [youngest son of Kirk Douglas and brother of Michael Douglas] stars in the awards winning short film "Words Left Unsaid" of which C.S.Elliott was the composer {wall to wall music!}].

*** Awards winning short film "Katrina Pets" of which C.S.Elliott composed the original music.
[many more films, listed below]

*** C.S.Elliott studied film score at UCLA under Robert Drasnin, composer for many TV series such as "The Twilight Zone", "Lost in Space" "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour", "The Wild, Wild West", and "Mission Impossible", as well as many TV movies and many more well known TV shows; and who was later, president of CBS Music for 14 years!

Craig Elliott is a music composer of several genres [specializing in live sounding orchestral film score].

C.S.Elliott:
Composer of live and recorded music for over 35 years, C.S.Elliott has recently moved to LA to score for film, full-time.

C.S. has written hundreds of original compositions and hundreds of arrangements for: film orchestra, adult and children's choir, live orchestra, small ensembles, marching band, jazz band, concert band, rockbands, HIP-HOP, R&B, etc.

Metro Detroit Music Award Composer Recipient - 1995 C.S.Elliott & Royce Javan Top 40 band leader of the very successful Detroit based band: "Think Pink", based on the earlier band "Expedition".

Recently moved to LA to SCORE FILM & TV MUSIC full time.
Some ORIGINAL CREDITS SINCE 2004 [not including arrangements]:
KW Films: 'Words Left Unsaid', 'Bloodline', 'Simply Lost'
Dream Cafe Productions: 'Love For Francis', 'Katrina Pets'
'Old Maid' (animated short); Ryan Estrada
'Dracula'
"The Last Page"
Several features and many film shorts; many, many compositions for TV/film placement.

Long-time affiliations, working with several directors, who write, edit, and produce: art documentary, biography, personal drama, sci-fi, thriller, suspense, and action films.
Also under contract with several national and international music libraries.
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I booked this jazz ensemble last minute. I had a very unusual request and they were able to pull it off! Craig and his band were amazing! Thanks for making my 40th birthday grand entrance (New Orleans stlye) as amazing as I had imagined!

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When the Saints Go Marching In
Second Line
New Orleans traditional
A Taste of Honey
Herb Alpert
Achy Breaky Heart
Billy Ray Cyrus
Bella Maria De Mi Alma
Los Lobos
Bellavia
Chuck Mangione
Birdland
Weather Report
Can't Take My Eyes Off of You
Frankie Valli
Classical Gas
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C S Elliott
Dance Band
Jazz Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fund Raisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note C S Elliott Band will also travel to Cypress, Los Alamitos, Stanton, Westminster, Anaheim, Buena Park, Hawaiian Gardens, Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, La Palma, Lakewood, Long Beach, Midway City, Cerritos, Sunset Beach, Surfside, Artesia, Anaheim Hills, Fullerton, Fountain Valley.
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