The American Elliot Levine from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has already performed with Wilson Pickett and
is a member of the band Heatwave since 1999.

He has also opened for Brian McKnight, Freddie Jackson, McCoy Tyner and Gerald Albright. Elliot has already released 3 CDs internationally, and the No. 1 song on, which has been downloaded over 1 million times.

In 2003, he created the score for the Emmy-nominated documentary ‘Teens in Between’. In addition, his music was used in 'Inside the NBA' (2001) and in the independent film 'Friends With Benefits' from 2003.

Last year this sixth CD was released, which I only just got hold of. Elliot plays keyboards and is joined by Bryson Grove (guitar), Eric Mauldin (bass), Jim Carney (percussion), Leroy Harper, Jr. (sax with James Brown), Nelson Ortiz (percussion with Santana), Jaron Bradley (vocals), William Bostic Jr. (vocals) and Malcolm “Mac” Howard (vocals).

It starts with the catchy title track, which was also the single out. This track is sung by Jaron Bradley, and is inspired by the painting by Nia Kitura from Washington D.C. The other tracks almost all sound equally smooth, such as the covers 'Summer Madness' (Kool & the Gang) and 'I'll Be Around' (The Spinners). 'Downtown Funk' is the counterpart of 'Uptown Funk'. 'Guava Cake' is heavier and more rock oriented. As an extra you get the instrumental version of 'Love You Down'.

An album on which Elliot demonstrates his skills in a mixture of smooth jazz and neo-soul.



Elliot Levine


Sugar Honey Iced Tea

Damaged Samich

Summer Madness

Downtown Funk

Guava Cake

I’ll Be Around

Love You Down


Love You Down (instr.)