Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with modern day New York City jazz tenor saxophonist John Ellis .. From a small town in North Carolina, he had made his way to New York City to become one of the busiest and talented cats in the jazz world today .. On the heels of releasing his latest album called Charm teamed up with New Orleans centered band Double Wide, he talked about a wide range of things from running his own label – Parade Light Records – what it’s been like to perform with so many accomplished musicians over the years, who has inspired him, what may be next and exactly who he thinks he is .. along with much more ..
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