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  1. The Yatra that rocked BombayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... at work, this reporter got a call from a Mumbai-based photographer and collector who called himself Pat. The band Don Ellis Quintet performing at the Jazz Yatra 1978. The jazz concert had featured trumpet player Don Ellis' (centre) second last known ...


  2. Five Firsts: F. Lee Harvey Blotto of BlottoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Nippertown!

    ... lame high school jazz bands and wanted to do something more challenging and hip. We got our hands on some wicked Don Ellis charts and then sneaked into our respective high school band rooms and made copies of charts of tunes we could stand. We ...


  3. Review: MusicRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    THE underlying theme in saxophonist Paul Towndrow's Pro-Am suite is sporting feats and there was an ambitious feat involved in just bringing the participants together: not even Don Ellis, whose treatment of Blood Sweat & Tears' House in the Country opened Thursday's concert and who made some pretty spectacular contributions to the orchestral jazz ... (more)


  4. Ibrahim Maalouf Wowed MeRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Photo Matt

    ... or scales with quarter tone and three quarter tone intervals along with equal temperament western ones , like Don Ellis . He also has a way of playing that sounds most like singing in his inflections and vibrato. This is the best video I could find ...