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Don Ellis

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Don Ellis

Don Ellis has been played on NTS shows including Questing w/ Zakia, with Mirror-Pond Of Stars first played on 3 September 2016.

Donald Johnson Ellis (July 25, 1934 – December 17, 1978) was an American jazz trumpeter, drummer, composer, and bandleader. He is best known for his extensive musical experimentation, particularly in the area of time signatures. Later in his life he worked as a film composer, contributing a score to 1971's The French Connection and 1973's The Seven-Ups.

Ellis was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 25, 1934. His father was a Methodist minister and his mother a church organist. He attended West High…

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Don Ellis
MPS Records, BASF1973
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Open Beauty (1967)
Don Ellis
Fabbri Editori1989
Open Beauty (1967)
Don EllisFabbri Editori1989
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Send My Baby Back
The New Don Ellis Band, Don Ellis
BGO Records2014
Send My Baby Back
The New Don Ellis Band, Don EllisBGO Records2014
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Don Ellis
Promising Music, MPS Records2010
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Don EllisPromising Music, MPS Records2010
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Mirror-Pond Of Stars
Don Ellis
MPS Records, BASF1973
Mirror-Pond Of Stars
Don EllisMPS Records, BASF1973
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Bali Dancer
Mills Monarchs Of Jazz, Don Ellis
Super Records0
Bali Dancer
Mills Monarchs Of Jazz, Don EllisSuper Records0
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