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John Ellis archive

Saxophonist John Ellis (center) performs with Matt Perrine (left) on sousaphone at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

Listen John Ellis, Darcy James Argue On JazzSet WBGO

July 18, 2013 – Intense, forward-looking music for dancing and dreaming, recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

Listen Tiny Resistors: Live In Concert WBGO

March 21, 2013 – Bassist Todd Sickafoose unveils lushly textured, slowly developing music for his unique septet. WBGO

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Saxophonist John Ellis (center) performs with Matt Perrine (left) on sousaphone at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

Listen John Ellis Double-Wide, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2012

August 4, 2012 – You can take the tenor saxophonist out of the South, but you can't take the South out of his music.

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Kendrick Scott, through the crook of John Ellis' saxophone.

Listen Just A Ballad, Played Really Really Well

March 9, 2012 – "Body and Soul," as performed by John Ellis, Joshua Crumbly and Kendrick Scott.

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Kendrick Scott.

Watch Kendrick Scott And Oracle: Live At Berklee WBGO

March 8, 2012 – The fluid drummer takes his band to his alma mater for a live preview of his upcoming album. WBGO

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Gregoire Maret and John Ellis of Double-Wide perform at WBGO.

Listen John Ellis Double-Wide: Jazz Gets Jocular WBGO

March 2, 2010 – The New York-based saxophonist leads a New Orleans-style parade band with a circus tendency. WBGO

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Listen Batiste And Ellis: New Orleans In New York WBGO

June 12, 2008 – Jonathan Batiste and John Ellis take the stage for a night of Crescent City-inspired jazz. WBGO

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Listen John Ellis Dances Like There's No Tomorrow WBGO

June 4, 2008 – Hear a prime cut of John Ellis and Double-Wide's wide set on JazzSet. WBGO

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