Elliot Cole s a composer, singer, and programmer. Postludes, his book of bowed vibraphone quartets, is a new staple of modern percussion repertoire, having been performed by over 140 ensembles all over the world including So Percussion, Blow Up Roma, Mobius Quartet, and Amadinda at all major American music schools. He has sung his Hanuman's Leap, a bardic epic for voices and drums, in 15 cities, and it was performed by Grammywinning choir Roomful of Teeth at the Five Boroughs Music Festival in NYC. Oracle Hysterical, his creative friendship (part band, part book club) with Majel Connery and Brad and Doug Balliett has produced opera and hip hop collaborations with the Chicago Composers Orchestra, Metropolis Ensemble, Washington Square Winds, Opera Cabal, the Berkshire Fringe Festival, and the Lucerne Festival Academy, where they were Spotlight Artists in 2011. He lives in Jersey City and teaches at The New School, Manhattan School of Music, and Sing Sing correctional facility.