Lisle Ellis is a multifaceted creator whose work reflects his interests in music, visual art, computers/
technology, and community. As a composer and improvisor-bassist his oeuvre spans three decades and
two countries and has brought him international recognition as an artist with an exceptional vision.
Some critics consider him to possess an important voice and to have made a significant contribution to
the field of experimental music. Recent years have also brought him attention as a creator of computer/
electronic music and as a visual artist.
Ellis began playing electric bass in his teens and worked professionally from an early age in numerous
environments including studios, radio & tv shows, and even strip clubs