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The Don Ellis Orchestra

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The Don Ellis Orchestra

The Don Ellis Orchestra has been played on NTS in shows including The Do!! You!!! Breakfast Show w/ Charlie Bones, featured first on 16 May 2017. Songs played include Turkish Bath, Turkish Bath and Variations For Trumpet.

A talented trumpeter with a vivid musical imagination and the willingness to try new things, Don Ellis led some of the most colorful big bands of the 1965-75 period. After graduating from Boston Unversity, Ellis played in the big bands of Ray McKinley, Charlie Barnet and Maynard Ferguson (he was featured with the latter on "Three More Foxes"), recorded with Charles Mingus and played with George Russell's sextet…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Turkish Bath
The Don Ellis Orchestra
Columbia, Legacy1998
Turkish Bath
The Don Ellis OrchestraColumbia, Legacy1998
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Turkish Bath
Don Ellis Orchestra
Columbia1967
Turkish Bath
Don Ellis OrchestraColumbia1967
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Variations For Trumpet
Don Ellis And His Orchestra
FiveFour2012
Variations For Trumpet
Don Ellis And His OrchestraFiveFour2012
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Open Beauty
The Don Ellis Orchestra
Columbia1967
Open Beauty
The Don Ellis OrchestraColumbia1967
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