you HAVE to see Don Ellis and his orchestra in action to realize the incredible atmosphere of the music.
The extracts below are from different periods, let’s say between 1967 and 1977, and it finally seems that
these 4 bands are NOT the same band, because the evolution of the Don Ellis Orchestra was so much fast!
Aaaah! The famous Don’s Intro, pretty hard to follow….but so funny !
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