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 […]
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.
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 […]
By Sean Fenlon on March 16, 2014 in
Live performance of Indian Lady from Electric Bath at Tanglewood (1968):