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Ernest Melton


Ernest Melton was born in Goldsboro, NC. He relocated to Kansas City, MO (his mother's hometown) at age 10. He picked up the sax that same year when he was enrolled in Longfellow Academy. Bored with the classical curriculum of that institution. Ernest studied more contemporary genres of music and the guitar until the age of 14 when he joined his first jazz program through the American Jazz Museum. By then he was playing mostly tenor sax. He joined his jazz band at Lincoln High School and many other programs around Kansas City. Naturally excelling, he left school at age 16 to practice on his own


Ernest Melton Alive at Weights and Measures

Label: Ernest Melton
Released: 2018
Track listing: Stuck #1; Ray's Blues #2; Tangerine #3; Areas (Power Version) #4;


The Time of the Slave Is Over

Label: Ernest Melton
Released: 2018
Track listing: The Time of the Slave Is Over #1; P.B.S. #2; Areas #3; Free Soul #4; Jes' a Mess #5; Candy Store #6; Spacewalk #7; Rising Sign #8; Eternal Invitation #9;


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