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Lisle Ellis

Primary Instrument: Bass

Born: November 17, 1951    

Lisle Ellis

Lisle Ellis is a multifaceted creator whose work reflects his interests in music, visual art, computers/ technology, and community. As a composer and improvisor-bassist his oeuvre spans three decades and two countries and has brought him international recognition as an artist with an exceptional vision. Some critics consider him to possess an important voice and to have made a significant contribution to the field of experimental music. Recent years have also brought him attention as a creator of computer/ electronic music and as a visual artist. Ellis began playing electric bass in his teens and worked professionally from an early age in numerous environments including studios, radio & tv shows, and even strip clubs. When his teacher and mentor, Walter Robertson, suddenly died in 1974, Ellis abandoned his studies at a music conservatory in Vancouver, Canada in favor of the seminal, and now legendary, Creative Music Studio in New York. There, over a period of several years, he had intimate contact with the vital NYC music scene at a time of surging changes and extraordinary developments....
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Awards

Fred Stone Award 1986 - Given annually to a Canadian musician who has shown innovation and intergrity in their work.
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    Sucker Punch Requiem: An Homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Henceforth Records
    2008
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    American Roadwork

    Henceforth Records
    2004
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    Children In Peril

    Henceforth Records
    1997
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    What We Live

    Henceforth Records
    1996
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    Elevations

    Henceforth Records
    1994

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Featured recording “Sucker Punch Requiem”

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Sucker Punch Requiem

(2008)

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Primary Instrument:Bass

Location:New York, NY

Willing to teach:Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background:

Faculty Member University of California Summer Jazz Camp 2002-08. Numerous, workshops, clinics, and lectures through out the US and Canada. Cultivating Creativity - Class on Creative process 2001-03, University of California Extension program

Clinic/Workshop Information:

Faculty Member University of California Summer Jazz Camp 2002-08. Numerous, workshops, clinics, and lectures through out the US and Canada. Cultivating Creativity - Class on CRqtvie process 2001-02, University of California Extension program
Bass & Circuitry (a self-designed electro-acoustic interface utilizing an Eminence bass, Mac Computer, and various hardware and software including: Korg Kaoss Pad !, Korg Kaoss Pad 3, UC33E controller, Ableton Live V7, Reaktor V5, Kenaxis, Sound Plant)
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