Current upright bass player of the post-funk band The Apples and the Hebrew Chanson group Hadma'ot.
In 2006-2011 Elad studied Jazz and Contemporary Music at The New School University and graduated under a full scholarship. In his NY career Elad has shared the stage with established musicians such as Daniel Carter, Gerry Hemingway Amir Ziv, William Parker, Yotam Silberstein, Junior Mance, Omer Avital, Ofer Ganor, Mathias Kunzli, Ziv Ravitz, Lukas Ligeti, George Colligan, Eyal Maoz and many more. He studied with well known artists such as: Reggie Workman, Lenny White, Joe Martin, Bob Cranshaw, Ben Street, Diane Moser, Rory Stuart, Tim Lefebvre, Joe Chambers, John Hebert, Cecil Bridgewater, , Richard Bukas, Jean Perla, Andy McKee, Michael Karn, Jane Ira Bloom, Andrew Cyrille.
Beacons in Jazz Fund $14,000
Israeli Jazz Scholarship $5,000
New School Jazz Scholarship: $61,000