Pee Wee Ellis

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by Pee Wee Ellis

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Alfred Ellis, 1941, Florida, USA. Raised in Texas, and later in Rochester, New York, Ellis developed an early interest in music and had his first professional engagement in 1954 while still attending junior high school. He continued to perform while at school, playing mainly tenor saxophone but also developing on alto and as a keyboard player. Among his fellow students were Ron Carter and Chuck Mangione. Of great significance to his later career, Ellis also became a skilled arranger. For a... Read more

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funk
jazz
soul
seen live
saxophone
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