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Herb Ellis

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Herb Ellis

Herb Ellis has been played on NTS in shows including Gilded Sound Reflection, featured first on 8 August 2015. Songs played include WIndflower, Close Your Eyes and Bluesette.

Herb Ellis (Mitchell Herbert Ellis, Farmersville, Texas, August 4, 1921 - Los Angeles, California, March 28, 2010) was an American jazz guitarist.

Growing up on the outskirts of Dallas, Texas, Ellis first heard the electric guitar performed by George Barnes on a radio program. This experience is said to have inspired him to take up the guitar. He became proficient on the instrument by the time he entered North Texas State University as a music major. Ellis majored…

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WIndflower
Herb Ellis, Remo Palmier
Concord Jazz1978
WIndflower
Herb Ellis, Remo PalmierConcord Jazz1978
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Close Your Eyes
Herb Ellis, Remo Palmier
Concord Jazz1978
Close Your Eyes
Herb Ellis, Remo PalmierConcord Jazz1978
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Bluesette
Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd
Columbia1965
Bluesette
Herb Ellis, Charlie ByrdColumbia1965
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Chung King
Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd
Columbia1965
Chung King
Herb Ellis, Charlie ByrdColumbia1965
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