Raiff Ellis

 

(PHOTO BY JOE HOYLE FROM CONCERT AT
CENTER ST. ARTS THEATRE, CONYERS, GA.)

Raiff plays sax and keyboards, especially jazz, in either solo, duo, trio or quartet format, depending on venue, with or without vocalist. Recently Raiff has worked with jazz vocalist Wendy Fulbright, whose song “Puppies Under the House” and other music can be accessed at the links below. (Contact info below.)

SCROLL DOWN FOR LINKS TO RAIFF’S MUSIC.

INTERESTING MUSICIANS RAIFF HAS PLAYED WITH:

George Benson; Eric Kloss; The Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose; the Dean Hudson Orchestra; Ojeda Penn; Vince Genova; Preston Keys; Roger Humphries; Rochelle Thompson; The Headliners (the Pittsburgh version); Tom “Bones” Malone; Leeland Davis; Raiff’s jazz combos have opened concerts for David Sanborn and Ahmad Jamal and performed at the Atlanta Jazz Festival and in Carnegie Hall in Pittsburgh.

L I N K S  T O   S O U N D S:

RAIFF’S ORIGINAL JAZZ COMPOSITION RAIN CAN BE HEARD HERE:

(RAIFF HERE ON BOTH SAX AND KEYS)

Raiff and Dancer(PHOTO BY JOE HOYLE AT “THE BLACK BOX” IN CONYERS, GEORGIA)

Raiff plays TAKE FIVE here:

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(IMAGE FROM OIL PROTRAIT OF RAIFF BY LYNDA ELLIS)

CLICK BELOW FOR CUT FROM RAIFF’S JAZZ/R&B ALBUM WITH VOCALIST WENDY FULBRIGHT, PUPPIES UNDER THE HOUSE,” — RAIFF ON KEYBOARD WITH ORIGINAL ORCHESTRAL BACKUP ARRANGEMENTS — AVAILABLE VIA CD OR DOWNLOADS AT I-TUNES, CD-BABY, ETC. HEAR A FREE CUT, WENDY’S ORIGINAL SONG “PUPPIES UNDER THE HOUSE”  HERE:

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Get the album or download individual cuts from it at:

http://www.cdbaby.com/Search/cmFpZmYgZWxsaXM%3d/0

RAIFF ON KEYBOARDS WITH ORIGINAL SOFT FUNK FUSION TUNE UPTOWN“:

 

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(PHOTO BY JOE HOYLE FROM CONCERT AT CENTER ST. ARTS THEATRE, CONYERS, GA.)

Raiff plays DON’T YOU WORRY BOUT A THING here (RAIFF ON KEYS & SAX):

(PHOTO BY JOE HOYLE FROM PERFORMANCE AT “THE BLACK BOX” IN CONYERS, GEORGIA)

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RAIFF ON PIANO WITH WENDY FULBRIGHT: WHEN SUNNY GETS BLUE

 

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(PHOTO IS VOCALIST WENDY FULBRIGHT FROM THE ALBUM “PUPPIES UNDER THE HOUSE”)

Hear Raiff’s sax blowing over some very funky changes in this Raiff original tuneA Cony Island of the Mind“:

 Raiff at The Black Box

Photo by Joe Hoyle at the “Black Box” in Conyers, GA

Raiff’s original jazz sax arrangement of CHELSEA MORNING:

RAIFF’S KID-FRIENDLY JAZZ SAX CHRISTMAS ALBUM AT AMAZON, I-TUNES, CD-BABY, ETC.: GET EITHER FULL ALBUM OR MP3 DOWNLOADS HERE: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/raiffellis

Excerpts of Raiff’s “Jazz Blues Infusion” group featuring JON KOHLER’S vocals:

with Leeland Davis, keyboards; Darrell Jefferson, trombone; Steve Blair, bass; Omar Martinez, drums.

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Newspaper articles about Raiff: http://www.rockdalecitizen.com/news/2011/aug/21/all-that-jazz/ http://www.rockdalecitizen.com/news/2012/oct/27/blue-brothers-tunes-take-center-stage-in-jazz/

Interests:  All types of jazz, orchestral arrangements

C O N T A C T  R A I F F  H E R E : 

Contact at: raiffellis2@gmail.com or 770-362-3909 —  or see contact screen at bottom of this page.

PHOTOS:

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For Raiff Ellis Facebook page, click here: https://www.facebook.com/raiff.ellis

C O N T A C T  R A I F F  H E R E : 

Contact at: raiffellis2@gmail.com or 770-362-3909 —  or use this contact screen:

Facebook BandPage info about Raiff Ellis’s music: Click on http://www.facebook.com/pages/Raiff-Ellis/206781432743564?v=app_178091127385

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