“Elias is the best kind of force of nature: musical, charismatic, witty, warm, and very gifted. And he plays the pipes! – among other things. A grand singer, guitarist and fiddler. His shows are spontaneous, moving and great fun!” – Kevin Carr, fiddler, piper, and storyteller
Elias Alexander, hailing from Ashland, Oregon, is gaining renown as an expressive and creative piper and singer in the Scottish tradition.His afro-celtic funk band Soulsha, modern-Scottish trad band Fresh Haggis, fusion group Cat and the Moon, and old-time band The New Millennium Jelly Rollers have brought him to a diverse array of festival stages and venues across the country.Elias is yearly invited as a staff member and teacher to many camps including Alasdair Fraser’s Sierra Fiddle Camp and Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School.His debut traditional album, featuring many original tunes, will be released this winter.