Brian Elliott rejoins Anchormen

At age 15, Brian Elliott joined the Anchormen as their full-time pianist. After six years of traveling with them, Elliott was Andrew Ishee’s handpicked replacement to play piano for Palmetto State. He’d only been with Palmetto State for a little over a year when that lineup dispersed.

Although I’m fairly certain I heard that this was in the works, it’s now official. [EDIT, 2/22/13: Broken link removed.] Elliot is re-joining the Anchormen. I believe he’s coming back to an entirely different group, since the old Anchormen all left to form Driven Quartet, and Anchormen manager Tim Bullins hired a regional group to replace them. However, though the faces are different, Elliott has returned to the Anchormen.


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  1. Good to hear. Shouldn’t be too hard to adjust to the new guys, since they just re-recorded and released “Glory Ahead”, originally done by the Driven/Anchormen guys.

  2. Wow, started when he was fifteen! I need to get on the ball!
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  3. Actually, he started playing piano when he was either 7 or 11. I think 11. But he was 15 when he started playing for real! I’ve never met anyone as nice and sweet as Brian!I met him at my hometown church. At first I had a crush on him but we are really good friends!!! I miss seeing him in concert, though!!! I wish I could see him again!!!