Ellery Eskelin

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Birthday
16, 1959
Birthplace
Wichita, KS
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1959 (age 58)
Birthplace
Wichita, KS

About

Saxophonist known for his unorthodox playing techniques who was described as "a major player in today's creative music" by Down Beat Magazine.

Before Fame

He began playing tenor saxophone at age ten.

Trivia

His album The Sun Died was chosen as one of the Top 10 Recordings of 1996 by The New York Times.

Family Life

His parents, Rodd Keith and Bobbie Lee, were both professional musicians.

Associated With

He cites Stan Getz as an early saxophone influence.