Live @ The Ear Inn

After many years of Sunday nights at the historic Ear Inn in New York City, Jon-Erik Kellso and The EarRegulars finally made a live recording! It showcases their free-wheeling improvised ensemble interplay and daring solos, much to the delight of an enthusiastic audience of fans, friends and surprised folks who just showed up because it’s one of the oldest and coolest bars in New York. Featuring Jon-Erik Kellso (trumpet), John Allred (trombone), Scott Robinson (tenor sax, alto Normaphone and tárogató), Evan Christopher (clarinet), Jay Rattman (alto sax), Matt Munisteri (guitar), Chris Flory (guitar), Neal Miner (bass), Pat O’Leary (bass) and special guest Catherine Russell on vocals, in varying combinations. Reviews in Hot House Jazz & The New York Sun.

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About Jon-Erik

Since moving from Detroit to NYC in 1989 to join Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks, trumpeter Jon-Erik Kellso has enjoyed performing with a wide array of musical stylists, including Catherine Russell, Dick Hyman, Levon Helm, Leon Redbone, and Wynton Marsalis. He can be heard leading the EarRegulars at the historic Ear Inn in NYC on Sunday nights. 

His sound is recognizable in television and movie soundtracks, such as “Ghost World,” "The Aviator," "Bessie," “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” and "Boardwalk Empire" for which the Nighthawks won a Grammy, as well as over 100 recordings including his most recent CD “Jon-Erik Kellso and the EarRegulars: Live at the Ear Inn.”

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