An accomplished, talented and versatile drummer and performer, Eldon has prepared and positioned to be a professional musician since he was 13-years-old.
Hailing from a musical family (The Art Syms Duo, a popular 1950’s Jazz/Blues recording group featuring his uncle), Eldon was naturally exposed to the music business. Using those initial experiences as an inspiration, Eldon made a decision to make a lifetime commitment to perfecting his skill. Some of his other heavy influences include James Brown, George Clinton, Earth Wind and Fire, the Beatles, Kiss and Prince. Through drumming, writing, arranging and producing, he has worked with many well-known artists of different musical genres.
This list includes Melvin Sparks (Blues), Ben E. King (R&B), Oran “Juice” Jones (Urban Contemporary), The Revelators (Gospel), Wally Richardson (Jazz) and Hal Daniels (Jazz). Eldon has recorded as a studio musician and has appeared with an assortment of other groups