ELLIS LARKINS

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Famous for his subtle chord voicings and ability to accompany singers, Ellis Larkins has been in great demand throughout his long career. His parents were musicians (his mother played piano while his father was a violinist) and Larkins was hailed as a prodigy early on, appearing with an orchestra when he was 11. After graduating from the Peabody Conservatory and Juilliard, Larkins was part of Edmond Hall's group in the mid-'40s; recorded with Mildred Bailey, Coleman Hawkins, and Dicky Wells; and then worked regularly at the Village Vanguard and the Blue Angel in New York over a 20-year period. His duet records with Ella Fitzgerald and Ruby Braff in the 1950s are masterpieces in subtlety, and he was also a busy studio player. During the 1960s, Larkins worked with singers Joe Williams, Jane Harvey, Georgia Gibbs, and even Eartha Kitt and Harry Belafonte; since then, Larkins has continued playing in read more...
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ELLIS LARKINS Blues In The Night - The Melodies Of Harold Arlen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues In The Night - The Melodies Of Harold Arlen
Swing 1952
ELLIS LARKINS Perfume And Rain: Solo Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Perfume And Rain: Solo Piano
Swing 1955
ELLIS LARKINS Manhatan At Midnight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manhatan At Midnight
Swing 1956
ELLIS LARKINS Blue and Sentimental album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue and Sentimental
Swing 1956
ELLIS LARKINS Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear From Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear From Me
Swing 1956
ELLIS LARKINS Penthouse Hideaway album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Penthouse Hideaway
Swing 1957
ELLIS LARKINS The Soft Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Soft Touch
Swing 1958
ELLIS LARKINS Lost In The Wood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lost In The Wood
Bop 1970
ELLIS LARKINS Plays The Bacharach And Mckuen Songbook album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays The Bacharach And Mckuen Songbook
Bop 1973
ELLIS LARKINS A Smooth One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Smooth One
Bop 1977
ELLIS LARKINS Ellis Larkins & Tony Middleton : Swingin’ For Hamp album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ellis Larkins & Tony Middleton : Swingin’ For Hamp
Swing 1979
ELLIS LARKINS Ellis Larkins album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ellis Larkins
Bop 1981
ELLIS LARKINS Ellis Larkins Plays, Marshall Barer & Barbara Lea Sing : Pousse-Café album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ellis Larkins Plays, Marshall Barer & Barbara Lea Sing : Pousse-Café
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1994

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ELLIS LARKINS Gregory's Presents Ellis Larkins And Al Hall In Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gregory's Presents Ellis Larkins And Al Hall In Concert
Swing 1973
ELLIS LARKINS Live at Maybeck Recital Hall, Vol. 22 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Maybeck Recital Hall, Vol. 22
Swing 1992

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ELLIS LARKINS Duets album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duets
Swing 2000
ELLIS LARKINS Manhattan at Midnight and More album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manhattan at Midnight and More
Swing 2005

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