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Herb Ellis


Biography:
Birth Name: Mitchell Herbert Ellis
Born: 1921/08/04
Birth Place: Farmersville, Texas, U.S.
Died: 2010/03/28
Years Active: 1941-1998
Genres: Mainstream Jazz, Bebop, Swing, Cool Jazz, West Coast Jazz

Mitchell Herbert "Herb" Ellis (August 4, 1921 - March 28, 2010) was an American jazz guitarist. Perhaps best known for his 1950's membership in the trio of pianist Oscar Peterson, Ellis was also a staple of west-coast studio recording sessions, and was described by critic Scott Yannow as "an excellent bop-based guitarist with a slight country twang to his sound."

Albums:

Guitar / Guitar

Herb Ellis Meets Stan Getz, Roy Eldridge, Art…

Softly But With That Feeling - Thank You, Cha…

The Oscar Peterson Trio - Live At The Opera H…

Man With The Guitar

Nothing But The Blues (Original Album Plus Bo…

Herb Ellis Meets Jimmy Guiffre (Original Albu…

Ellis In Wonderland (Original Album Plus Bonu…

Thank You, Charlie Christian (Original Album …

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