Already a familiar face to the playing for change supporters, grandpa Elliot has been a key contributor to the original playing for change album. Now due to his popularity from this release, grandpa Elliot has headed to the studio for a solo album. A legendary New Orleans street performer whose debut album sugar sweet will be released on the 20th of November, Grandpa Elliott has been entertaining audiences in the French quarter for over sixty years, but his popularity has gone global in the last year after the playing for change hit viral video for 'stand by me', featuring 37 musicians from all over the world received over 30 million views on sites like Youtube and Vimeo. Grandpa is the first artist to be signed to playing for change records/Concord music group. Another playing for change project which sees some proceeds go to the PFC foundation that build music schools around the world in poverty stricken areas.