Recognized as one of New York’s premiere tenor saxophonists, John Ellis is an award-winning performer with more than 100 album credits, performing with artists such as Charlie Hunter, Robert Glasper, Darcy James Argue, Edward Simon, and Sting. As a bandleader, Ellis has released seven albums–two with New Orleans-based band Double-Wide. Next up is MOBRO, a long-form narrative collaboration with playwright Andy Bragen, which will drop on Parade Light Records this month. The Caffe Lena performance is hosted by the Chuck Lamb Trio.
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Tuesday 5/8, 7PM