Born and raised in Barbados, and educated at the world-renowned Berklee College of Music, Elan has become one of jazz’s most thrilling and emotive performers. Elan was named Jazz Artist of the Year by the New England Urban Music Awards and The Barbados Music Awards. Blending Caribbean rhythms with skillful horn textures, his playing is full of surprises. He has performed and recorded with many world-class musicians including Roberta Flack, Sheila E, Marcus Miller, Earl Klugh, Peabo Bryson, and Michael McDonald among others.