Eli Green is a freelance Drummer/Percussionist from Adelaide, South Australia.
First picking up the sticks at age 7, Eli's passion for the drums was ignited. A passion that followed him through his formative years to this very day. Leaving school early to complete a Diploma of Music in 2011, Eli has since developed a reputation in the local & national music scene as a hard-working, up & coming musician.
“…Green drums with a kind of heightened mechanical intensity…” – Collapseboard.com
You will most often find Eli working with local Adelaide artists, Julia Henning & Life Pilot. His work with these acts has been praised by major media outlets (Triple J, Blunt Magazine, Channel Ten, Channel V) and has seen him performing to crowds at many of Australia's largest venues & festivals (WOMADelaide, Soundwave Festival, The Sydney Opera House, BIGSOUND).
“…Green offered far more than the usual heard from many drummers…” – BroadWayWorld.com
Eli is perhaps most-well known for his work with seminal post-punk band, The Mark of Cain. He has been their touring drummer since their 2013 ‘Songs of Third & Fifth’ album tour, where he filled in for US rock-drumming legend - John Stanier, to the delight of fans & media alike. Eli continues to tour with the act to this day.
“…filled in by the very impressive pummelling of Eli Green…” – Time Off Mag
Regarded for his attention to sound and texture in his playing, Eli was recently invited to join the Artist roster of C&C Drums & Dream Cymbals. Two companies renown for their high quality, handmade instruments and high standard of endorsed Artists. Eli was also featured in a recent issue of Drumscene, Australia's most popular drum magazine.
“…Eli Green was impeccable on drums…” – FestivalPhoto.net
These days, you will find Eli performing with various artists all around Australia and offering private drum lessons at A1 Pro Percussion in Gepps Cross.
“…Drummer Eli Green is above human with his rhythm abilities…” – HeavyMag.com.au