John Ellis is a pianist, composer and producer from the north of England. A founder
member of The Cinematic Orchestra (contributing heavily to the albums Everyday and
Man With The Movie Camera) he has also worked with the likes of Corinne Bailey Rae,
Lily Allen and DJ Vadim and led his own trio and 12 piece big band The John Ellis Big
Band. In 2015 John collaborated with visual artist Antony Barkworth Knight for the
Irwin Mitchell commission at the Manchester Jazz Festival and it is this collaboration
that gave birth to Evolution: Seeds & Streams.