Don Ellis

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Donald Johnson "Don" 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 unusual time signatures. Later in his life he worked as a film composer, among other works contributing a score to 1971's The French Connection and 1973's The Seven-Ups.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1971 Tears of Joy Don Ellis 3
1972 Connection Don Ellis 1
1973 Haiku Don Ellis 1
1973 Soaring Don Ellis 3
1977 Music from Other Galaxies and Planets Don Ellis 1
2006 The New Don Ellis Band Goes Underground Don Ellis 1
2007 How Time Passes Don Ellis 1
Out of Nowhere Don Ellis 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Les Génies du Jazz (Tome 6, No. 5): Don Ellis (How Time Passes) Don Ellis 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1970 At Fillmore Don Ellis 2
1978 Live at Montreux Don Ellis 2
2013 Don Ellis & The Wojciech Karolak Trio Don Ellis, Wojciech Karolak, Roman Dyląg, Andrzej Dąbrowski 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 The French Connection / French Connection II Don Ellis 1
2007 The Seven-Ups / The Verdict Don Ellis / Johnny Mandel 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1968 Shock Treatment Don Ellis 2
New Ideas Don Ellis 1

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