(1934 – 1978)
Don Ellis played trumpet in big bands and orchestras before leading his own bands and recording his own compositions. He experimented with odd time signatures and unusual instrumentations, and his Eastern-influenced jazz gained popularity during the psychedelic 1960s. Ellis also invented a four-valve trumpet and developed a slide/valve trombone called a "superbone."
Ellis won a Grammy for his soundtrack to The French Connection.
Biography Overview Donald Johnson Ellis 1934-1978, the Man… his Times and most importantly his Music… read more
|1||Play on youtube||Whiplash||
|2||Play on youtube||Indian Lady||
|3||Play on youtube||Pussy Wiggle Stomp||
|4||Play on youtube||Dew||
|5||Play on youtube||Turkish Bath||
|6||Play on youtube||Go Back Home||
|7||Play on youtube||Nicole||
|8||Play on youtube||Mirror-Pond Of Stars||
|10||The Devil Made Me Write This Piece||
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