Don Ellis Orchestra

Some articles on don ellis, don ellis orchestra:

Dave Mac Kay (musician) - Biography
... mid-1960s Dave Mackay joined the Hindustani Jazz Sextet with Don Ellis, Harihar Rao, who played sitar and tabla, vibraphonist Emil Richards, drummer Steve Bohannon, bassists ... Mackay also played with the Don Ellis Orchestra in the mid-1960s ... The Don Ellis Orchestra was distinguished by its unusual instrumentation (which in its early days had up to three bassists and three drummers ...

Famous quotes containing the words orchestra, don and/or ellis:

    “Pop” Wyman ruled here with a firm but gentle hand; no drunken man was ever served at the bar; no married man was allowed to play at the tables; across the face of the large clock was written “Please Don’t Swear,” and over the orchestra appeared the gentle admonition, “Don’t Shoot the Pianist—He’s Doing His Damndest.”
    —Administration in the State of Colo, U.S. public relief program. Colorado: A Guide to the Highest State (The WPA Guide to Colorado)

    When you think of the huge uninterrupted success of a book like Don Quixote, you’re bound to realize that if humankind have not yet finished being revenged, by sheer laughter, for being let down in their greatest hope, it is because that hope was cherished so long and lay so deep!
    Georges Bernanos (1888–1948)

    We cannot be sure that we ought not to regard the most criminal country as that which in some aspects possesses the highest civilisation.
    —Havelock Ellis (1859–1939)