Elias Rodriguez is a multifaceted musician and educator specialized in trumpet. He is currently studying under Jeff Jarvis and Kye Palmer at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at Long Beach State University. Through music, he's been able to share the stage with many well-known musicians including, Eric Marienthal, Ron King, Andy Martin, Bobby Shew, Wayne Bergeron, Jeff Hamilton and many others. Music has also helped him see the world and meet new people, from playing in Reggae venues in San Diego, to performing in Underground Jazz Clubs in Greece, as far as performing in a large Mariachi at The Carnival de Nice in France. Since the age of 10 when he first picked up the trumpet, he has always been enthusiastic about playing, performing, learning and teaching. 15 years later, the more he performs, the more he learns and the more he wants to teach and share the knowledge that has been pasted to him from every musician along the way!