Sunday, April 2
Black Cat JAZZ@theEDGE!! Presents…
Elijah Fox is a pianist, producer, and singer currently based in Los Angeles known for his collaborations with Drake, Denzel Curry, Yussef Dayes, Tom Misch, Masego, and others. His original song “East Village” was sampled by Drake and 21 Savage on “Major Distribution” which reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Fox grew up in Durham, NC, was mentored by Yusuf Salim and began performing in local jazz clubs at age 13. He graduated from Oberlin Conservatory where he studied with Sullivan Fortner, Billy Hart, and Dan Wall. After graduating in 2017, Fox moved to New York City where he began performing and recording with surging artists like Pink Sweat$ and Tate McCrae, as well as writing and releasing original music and touring internationally. Fox’s original music received support from Elton John, who included it on his radio show and he became established as an in demand pianist in the NYC scene.
Fox is heavily inspired by French impressionism, Art Tatum, Stevie Wonder, and J Dilla. In 2021 Fox relocated to Los Angeles where he has been working with artists like BJ the Chicago Kid, Schoolboy Q, Ab Soul, Earl Sweatshirt and others. Fox is currently the touring keyboardist for Yussef Dayes Experience and performed in 26 countries in 2022 including India, Tunisia, Thailand, Malaysia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and throughout the US and Canada.
Bass – Giulio Xavier
Drums – Thomas Pridgen
Set 1: Reservations begin at 630, doors/bar open at 630
Set 2: Reservations begin at 830