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STUART ELSTER is from Los Angeles and has been a professional musician for the last 35 years. He has performed or recorded with Donna Summer, Melissa Manchester, Rickie Lee Jones, Chaka Khan, Nicolette Larson, Glen Campbell, Paul Anka, Willie Bobo, Jimmy Witherspoon, Connie Stevens, Carmen McRae, Helen Reddy, and the Smothers Brothers, among many others.

Stuart served as Assistant Conductor and principal keyboardist for the national companies of "Dreamgirls" and "The Lion King". Currently, he is the Musical Director of Shutters on the Beach Hotel and Hotel Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, CA. He is also the founding Musical Director of the Vic for Jazz Club in Santa Monica, where his trio performed weekly and featured many local and national jazz artists.

Stuart recently released his second jazz trio CD "Get it Right" on the Primrose Lane label. His first CD "In Wonderland" is available through (Both CDs are also now available on this website and on

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