A Southern California native, Elliot Deutsch is quickly making a name for himself on the L.A. jazz scene as a bandleader, arranger and composer. Elliot Deutsch approaches big band music with a fresh and youthful perspective, merging contemporary harmony and modern grooves with classic textures and unbridled energy. This sound has earned him associations with some of the biggest names in the industry. Elliot Deutsch Big Band has appeared with such greats as Van Alexander, Patrick Williams, Sammy Nestico, Bill Holman, Ron Stout, Tierney Sutton, and Cheryl Bentyne.
Deutsch is also an active arranger, writing music for Bill Watrous, Laura Dickinson, Dave Damiani, Jane Monheit, and many others.
Elliot Deutsch Big Band recently released their second album, The Push!