Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:09 pm Post subject: Music of Don Ellis (Orchestra)
I like to listen to big band music.
Among the contemporary bands, Maria Schneider Orchestra
and Italian Instabile Orchestra are my two most favorite big bands.
I got to know the music of Don Ellis and as I become more familiar to jazz,
I could somehow realize that his music was much ahead of his time.
So far, I only have listened to three albums: Electric Bath, Tears of Joy, and Soaring.
I was wondering whether you could recommend me some of his recordings which you like a lot.
I only have a CD player. But, any recommendation would be helpful or Youtube clip is welcome as well.
Also, I was wondering his status in the jazz scene at that time.
Was he also considered as a mainstream jazz musician?
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Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:09 pm Post subject:
I’ve been a fan of Don’s for a while. My favorites are Autumn, Live in Monterey, and Live In 3 2/3/4 Time. _________________ Schilke B1
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Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:00 am Post subject: Don Ellis
My favorite is "The New Don Ellis Band Goes Underground" with Patti Allen, vocalists. The Fillmore album has a lot of classic Ellis charts as well. _________________ Adams A4 LT M
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