Welcome to DonEllisMusic.com (the re-launch) & About This Fan Site

  • By Sean Fenlon on March 12, 2014 in

    I originally launched DonEllisMusic.com in 2001. I am happy to announce the official re-launch of DonEllisMusic.com in 2014, with a fresh new design and re-imagined as a blog. My name is Sean Fenlon, and I am a huge admirer of Don Ellis and his art. I was first introduced to the music of Don Ellis […]

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DailyMotion: Niner Two โ€” Montreux Jazz Festival (1977)

  • By Sean Fenlon on November 18, 2014 in

    Live performance of Niner Two by The Don Ellis Orchestra at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 8, 1977.

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In Search of Don Ellis, Forgotten Genius (Volumes 1, 2, and 3) by Ken Orton

  • By Sean Fenlon on October 10, 2014 in

    I recently received an email from David Aldridge from LA who attended Towson University 1977-1979, and played in Hank Levy’s big bands. David provided me with a link to an incredibly comprehensive 3-volume bio written by Ken Orton, who used to play in Don’s band and who led a memorial version of it after Don’s […]

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YouTube: Indian Lady — Tanglewood (1968)

  • By Sean Fenlon on March 16, 2014 in

    Live performance of Indian Lady from Electric Bath at Tanglewood (1968):

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