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Ellery Eskelin

Ellery Eskelin
Born: Aug 16, 1959 in Wichita, KS
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Tenor saxophonist Ellery Eskelin was born in Wichita, KS, in 1959. He was raised in a musical home in Baltimore, MD, by his mother, Bobbie Lee, who played Hammond B-3 organ and led her own jazz groups during the '60s. Eskelin began playing the tenor saxophone when he was ten years old and knew immediately ...Read full biography
Kulak, 29 & 30
Released: 1998
Label: Hat Hut Records
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Kulak 29 & 30 is the third CD by the trio of tenor saxophonist Ellery Eskelin, keyboardist/accordionist Andrea Parkins, and percussionist Jim Black, a group that tests the limits of jazz in a number of ...Read full review
Five Other Pieces (+2)
Released: 1999
Label: Hatology
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Baltimore native Ellery Eskelin continues to impress with this fourth recording by a trio that has created an important niche in the world of free jazz. Here, the group focuses on five offbeat standards ...Read full review
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