Ellery Eskelin was born on August 16th, 1959 and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. At age ten he began playing the tenor saxophone inspired by his mother Bobbie Lee who played Hammond B3 organ professionally in Baltimore in the early sixties. Eskelin earned a bachelor's degree in music from Towson University in Baltimore after which he spent a year and a half on the road with swing era trombonist Buddy Morrow. In 1983 Eskelin moved to New York City and began studies with saxophonists George Coleman and David Liebman while performing with a wide variety of musicians from the jazz world.
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June 18, 2011
Ellery Eskelin, Andrea Parkins & Jim Black: One Great Day... on Hatology
June 04, 2010
Ellery Eskelin / John Hebert / Devin Gray at the Tea Lounge on July 30th
August 13, 2009
Ellery Eskelin: "On Great Night...Live" on Hatology 683
December 09, 2008
Terrence McManus/Ellery Eskelin/Gerry Hemingway at Stain Bar on...
June 05, 2008
David Liebman, Ellery Eskelin, Tony Marino, Jim Black - Renewal (Hat...
April 23, 2008
David Liebman-Ellery Eskelin Quartet: "Renewal" on Hatology 654
October 28, 2006
Ellery Eskelin Releases "Quiet Music" on Prime Source Records