Isaias Elpes is an award-winning bass player and composer whose artistic achievements have brought him around the world. He has performed at some of the most prestigious music venues in Brazil, China, Japan, Korea and the United States alongside world-class musicians and partnering with some of the most well-known producers of our time.
Isaias has worked with such legends as Grammy and Oscar Award-winning performers Jorge Drexler, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Gloria Estefan, João Donato, Israel Houghton and Ruslan Sirota, and collaborated with Grammy Award-winning engineer Mauricio Guerrero.
Most recently, Isaias can be seen as Tiago Iorc's bassist on Acústico MTV (MTV Unplugged) in Brazil and will be on tour with the band this fall.
He has shared the stage with world-renowned musicians Marcos Valle, Brian McKnight, Abraham Laboriel, Alex Acuña, Munyungo Jackson, Caleb Quaye, and Greg Bissonette, as well as a number of Korean Pop Artists including Kim Jong Kook, Kim So-hyang, Jung Dong-ha and Son Seung-yeon.
As a composer, Isaias’s original scores have been featured on international albums and in film and television, including CBS Primetime’s series “Zoo.” In 2014, Isaias released his first self-titled album which was widely celebrated by industry insiders, jazz aficionados and live audiences in the United States, Korea and Brazil, with plans to release his second album in 2019.
In addition to performing and recording throughout LA, Isaias is an Adjunct Professor in the Music Department at Azusa Pacific University.