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Six classic albums

Don Ellis (composer)
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Title
Six classic albums
Composer
Don Ellis 1934-1978
Publisher
Real Gone, 2017
4 cd's
Playing time
04:14:54
Note
Remastered ed.
EAN
5036408192325
CDR
JE42047
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About Don Ellis

Donald Johnson Ellis (July 25, 1934 – December 17, 1978) was an American jazz trumpeter, drummer, composer, and bandleader. He is best known for his extensive musical experimentation, particularly in the area of time signatures. Later in his life he worked as a film composer, contributing a score to 1971's The French Connection and 1973's The Seven-Ups.

Biography

Early life

Ellis was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 25, 1934. His father was a Methodist minister and his mother a church organist. He attended West High School in Minneapolis, MN. After attending a Tommy Dorsey Big Band concert, he first became interested in jazz. Other early inspirations were Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie. He graduated from Boston University in 1956 with a music composition degree.

Early career

Ellis' first job was with the late Glenn Mil…Read more on Wikipedia