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Don Ellis Leads His Big Band

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Internet Archive – https://archive.org/details/calauem_000020

Don Ellis was best known for writing, and winning an academy award for arranging, the theme to The French Connection. Before that, he represented the height of LA jazz sophistication in 1967.

This video presents Don Ellis at Ellis Island (nightclub) on the Sunset Strip, Hollywood, California in 1967. The Don Ellis Band plays “In a Turkish Bath.” Ray Neapolitan is on sitar.

The opening sequence beautifully shows the musical excitement and innovation that was present in L.A. at that time.

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