I'm sincerely greatful for your support! Without you, there is no me!  

I've been working on a new recording project that I'm very excited about! I'm in the beginning stages of working with a Symphony Orchestra and Jazz combo.  If you'd like to actually be a part of my journey as a sponsor, please send a message to my email and I'll get back to you with details!  

Meanwhile, celebrate this month with jazz!


Let the music enrich your soul.

Blessings Always,




Creative Identity
A program for specially abled adults focusing on the arts. For information and concert updates visit:  
Creative Identity

**Save the Date!
Creative Identity Annual Fundraiser:
Sunday December 11, 2022. 6pm
Campus Jax Restaurant, Newport Beach 

More later......


For now.........

Live Shows for August

Friday Aug 12, 2022 

7:00 - 9:30pm

SoCal Jazz Collective
Friday Night Live Jazz 
Elena & George Gilliam guest artists
Karim Yengsep, bass
Edmund Velasco, sax
Alex Bailey, drums

OC Fish Grill
5789 Alton Pkwy
Irvine, CA
949.988.7002 for Reservations for 6 or more
Outdoor setting with great food and music!!

Wednesday August 17, 2022

7:00 - 10:00pm

Elena returns to the Skyloft 
Tom Dante Trio

422 S. Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651


Near Future!

Thursday October 13, 2022

Elena & George at Campus Jax Newport Beach!
Stay Tuned for details! Make your reservations!

Virtual Show

Sunday August 14, 2022 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Artistry of Blue Note Records
 - a look at the album covers that set the standard for jazz art
 Artist Janice D Monaco
 - Southern California Multimedia Artist will share her beautiful  musical themed work

Art & Jazz with Elena Gilliam is a quarterly virtual program hosted by the Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim, California.   All shows are uploaded to YouTube and available for viewing after airing.  Feel free to check out past episodes with special guests including; Mark Miller, Barry Barry, Terrence Love, Tony Guerrero, Donald Dean, Henry "the Skipper" Franklin, Bili Redd Thedford, Valerie Herring, the George Gilliam Trio Summer Sessions, and more!

Art & Jazz with Elena Gilliam - May 8, 2022 
Featuring Bob Barry, Jazzographer & Mark Christian Miller, Entertainer

Art & Jazz with Elena Gilliam - February 13, 2022
Featuring Tribute to MLK, Terrence Love, Photographer/Jazz Promoter

Art & Jazz with Elena Gilliam - November 14, 2022
Highlighting artists from the past year