Update Eli Sundelson Follow

Primary Instrument: Organ, Hammond B3

Born: January 11, 1985

Born and raised in Berkeley, CA, Eli began his musical career playing piano in the award winning Berkeley High Jazz Ensemble. While still in high school he toured Europe to play the Umbria, Montreux And Vienne Jazz Festivals. During his senior year he took up the Hammond B-3 Organ and began gigging at San Francisco organ clubs like The Boom Boom Room, Club Deluxe, The Purple Onion, the Alpha Bar and Bacar.

Eli went on to receive a BA in Ethnomusicology from UCLA, where he studied jazz performance with Kenny Burrell. While living in LA, Eli performed at venues like The Jazz Bakery, Catalina’s Bar and Grill, The Mint and the Temecula Valley Jazz Festival. He was reviewed and featured in LA Jazz Scene, The Hollywood Weekly and interviewed on Los Angeles radio stations. In 2008 he received the Louis Armstrong Young Composers award from ASCAP....
read more

”Eli Sundelson is an outstanding young jazz organist. With his fine technique and fertile imagination I feel he has the promise of great success in the field of music and in particular, jazz.”--Kenny Burrell ”pyrotechnics...Jimmy Smith would be very pleased!”--Eddie Becton- Producer/Host The Jazz Journey KXLU 88.9 FM-Los Angeles

“Eli's direction in jazz organ is deliberate and well conceived. His ideas unfold in a soulful pattern of comfort and ease.”--Pete Fallico, Doodlin' Productions KSUP 88.9FM , Santa Cruz, www.doodlinlounge.com

“Sundelson hints a little at Larry Goldings but...has his own voice...The improvisations are logical, the interplay between the musicians gives the set a strong unity and purpose, and the group has its own sound within the organ trio tradition.”--Scott Yanow, LA Jazz Scene

“Sundelson [is] cranking out a racing bass line on his organ...

read more

Primary InstrumentOrgan, Hammond B3

LocationBrooklyn, NY

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.


There are no Eli Sundelson events at Jazz Near You. Add one now.
Push your events to your social pages. Learn how here.
Rank: 5,270
Views: 5,153
Fans: 1
Sponsor: Nonesuch Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Reset password.

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.
Events On Demand!

Email Local Jazz Events

or search site with Google

Help improve the Eli Sundelson profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Eli Sundelson musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.