Home » Search Center » Results: John Ellis

Results for "John Ellis"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "John Ellis"...


John Ellis


John Ellis is one of New York’s premiere tenor saxophone voices. With more than 150 album credits as a sideman, John has recorded with a wide variety of artists such as Charlie Hunter, Robert Glasper, Darcy James Argue, Helen Sung, Kendrick Scott Oracle, Dr. Lonnie Smith, and Sting.  John was the 2nd place winner of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Saxophone Competition in 2002, he was the recipient of three composition grants through The Jazz Gallery for the creation of new work (“Dreamscapes”, “The Ice Siren”, and “MOBRO”) and he was selected as the 2014 Make Jazz Fellow by the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica.  John has released thirteen albums as a leader, three of those featuring his New Orleans-centered band Double-Wide, which has toured extensively and was featured on the Main Stage of the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival



Label: Greenleaf Records
Released: 2024
Track listing: Morning; Five-Thirty Strut; Thank You For this Day; Limeni Village; Look To The Hills; The Mokes; Five-Thirty Strut; Missing You; Keep It Moving; It's Time To Sleep; A.M. Hours.


Up High, Down Low

Label: Sunnyside Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: In Hindsight.



Label: You&Me Music
Released: 2023
Track listing: Gimmick; Suspicion; 5.19; Narcissism; Mr. Weird; Wavelength; Azure.



Label: Cellar Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Prelude in C Major; Prelude in F# Major; Prelude in A Minor; Prelude in G Minor; Prelude in B Minor; Prelude in E Minor; Prelude in E Major; Prelude in D Major; Prelude to a Kiss.


On A Misty Night

Label: Sounderscore
Released: 2023
Track listing: On A Misty Night; Blue Daniel; Strange Meeting; The End Of A Love Affair; Ligia; For All We Know; East Of The Sun.



Label: Criss Cross
Released: 2023
Track listing: Blues For Kenny K; First Day; Pablo; Sunset; Garzonian; Alma; Crisis; Remembrance; Chance; Mr Henderson.


Dynamic Maximum Tension

Label: Nonesuch Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Dymaxion; All In; Ebonite; Last Waltz for Levon; Wingèd Beasts; Your Enemies Are Asleep; Codebreaker; Ferromagnetic; Single-Cell Jitterbug; Tensile Curves; Mae West: Advice.

Article: Album Review

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society: Dynamic Maximum Tension

Read "Dynamic Maximum Tension" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Precursore nel 2009 (con l'innovativo Infernal Machines) del nuovo rinascimento orchestrale nel jazz, Darcy James Argue approda all'etichetta Nonesuch e pubblica il nuovo album in studio: un doppio CD realizzato con i consueti partner della Secret Society più l'aggiunta della cantante Cecile McLorin Salvant e della violinista Sara Caswell. A differenza degli ultimi ...


Article: Album Review

Eunmi Lee: Introspection

Read "Introspection" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Eunmi Lee is a quick learner. The South Korean-born pianist, who now makes her home in New York City, did not become acquainted with or interested in jazz until a friend introduced her to the GRP Records catalogue. That was more than a year after she had received a degree in contemporary piano from the Seoul ...


Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Sam First Records
Jazz Polls
Vote for your favorite saxophonists, vocalists, trombonists, trumpet players and vibraphonists.
Publisher's Desk
Venue? Export your events to Jazz Near You
Read on...

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.