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Bobby Ellis

tr, *1932 JM, Kingston Parish
Musician of Reggae
A.k.a. Leslie Wint

Jamaican trumpeter. Born: July 2, 1932, Kingston, Jamaica. Died: October 18, 2016, Kingston, Jamaica. Ellis attended the famed Alpha Boys School in Kingston and worked with many reggae artists including: Derrick Harriott's The Crystalites, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear, The Revolutionaries, Studio One and many others.

     
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Alphorn
Genres
  • Reggae
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Bombshell on The Undertaker by Derrick Harriott & The Crystalites
Step Softly on Step Softly / Walk The Streets by Bobby Ellis, The Desmond Miles Seven & Derrick Harriott
Mr. Ellis Burn Out on Kings of Kingston, Jamaica by Various Artists
Now We Know on Loser / Now We Know by Derrick Harriott, Bobby Ellis & The Desmond Miles Seven
Illya Kuryankin on Reach Out, I'll Be There / Illya Kuryankin by Derrick Harriott, Bobby Ellis & The Crystalites
Sweet Lorna (with Tommy McCook & The Supersonics) on Soul Rock Steady by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics
The Emperor on Solomon / Emperor by Derrick Harriott, Bobby Ellis & Jets
Determination Skank on Glen Brown: Check The Winner - The Original Pantomine Instrumental Collection 1970-74 by Glen Brown
Alfred Hitchcock on Riding the Musical Chariot by Various Artists
Shuntin on Do I Worry / Shuntin by Derrick Harriott, Bobby Ellis & The Crystalites

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Matthew, Mark, Luke & John / Sweet LornaNorman Grant With Tommy McCook & The Supersonics / Bobby Ellis2016Single
Keep On Dancing / Now We KnowDerrick Harriott / Bobby Ellis & The Desmond Miles Seven2012Single
Do I Worry / Shuntin'Derrick Harriott / Bobby Ellis & The Crystalites2004Single
Tommy McCook Featuring Bobby EllisTommy McCook Featuring Bobby Ellis2004Compil.
Skank I Sheck / Stormy WeatherBobby Ellis2001Single
Second SummerBobby Ellis2001Single
ShakaBobby Ellis1984Album
Me Know Me AreaPapa Benji / Bobby Ellis1983Single
CyrusBobby Ellis, Tommy McCook & The Revolutionaries1979Single
Shank I Sheck / Shank I DubBobby Ellis / The Revolutionaries1978Single
Stormy WeatherThe Revolutionaries With Bobby Ellis1978Single
The Whip / Cool It Omego / Shank I SheckThe Ethiopians / Bobby Ellis1978Album
El Manicero (Baggy Beef) / El Fiestero (Up Park Camp)The Moonlights, Bobby Ellis1977Single
Waiting In Vain / In Vain / Red HotJohnny Clarke & Dillinger / Bobby Ellis & Lennox Brown1977Album
Blazing HornsTommy McCook & Bobby Ellis1977Album
Meet The RevolutionariesBobby Ellis & The Professionals1977Album
Blazing / No WaterTommy McCook & Bobby Ellis1977Single
DelagationBobby Ellis1976Single
DjamballaRichard "Dirty Harry" Hall / Bobby Ellis1976Single
Big Herb Tree / Ital SpreePrince Heron, Bobby Ellis1976Single
It's Time For Love / The Arabian Sound Of ReggaeOwen Gray / Bobby Ellis & Val Bennett1975Single
Ska BabyBobby Ellis1975Single
Baggy Beef / Sweet MeatThe Moonlights / Bobby Ellis1975Single
Mr. Ellis / Tina MayBobby Ellis / Vin Gordon1974Single
Green MangoTommy McCook and Bobby Ellis1974Album
Up Park CampBobby Ellis1974Single
Sentimental Reason / Black OutCynthia Richards / Tommy McCook & Bobby Ellis1973Single
Sabotage / BlackoutTommy McCook & Bobby Ellis1973Single
The New PresidentTommy McCook & Bobby Ellis1973Single
DjamballaRichard "Dirty Harry" Hall & Bobby Ellis, The Soul Syndicate1973Single
MurmuringThe Millions / Tommy McCook And Bobby Ellis1973Single
Illya Kuryakin / Ann MarieIke Bennett And The Crystalites / Bobby Ellis1968Single
Illya Kuryakin / Ann MarieIke Bennett And The Crystalites / Bobby Ellis1968Single
Dollar A Head / I'm TrappedBobby Ellis & The Crystalites / Rudy Mills1968Single
Walk The Streets / Step SoftlyDerrick Harriott / Bobby Ellis & The Desmond Miles Seven1967Single
Solomon / Feeling PeckishDerrick Harriott / Bobby Ellis & The Crystalites1967Single
Going HomeTommy McCook & Bobby EllisSingle
Gorgonwise / KojakU-Roy, Tommy McCook, Bobby EllisSingle
UnknownBobby EllisAlbum
Stormy Weather / Gale Force DubBobby Ellis / The RevolutionariesSingle
DorethBobby Ellis, The Soul Syndicate & Noel "Scully" SimmsSingle
Man To MamBobby EllisSingle
Born To Love You / Alfred HitchcockDerrick Harriott / Bobby Ellis & The CrystalitesSingle
Who You Gonna Run To / Christmas BalloonErnest Wilson / "Deadly" Headley Bennett & Bobby EllisAlbum
Mini Bus RockBobby EllisSingle
Who Will She Be / Now We KnowBarry York / Bobby Ellis & The Desmond Miles SevenSingle
Streaker DiscoBobby EllisAlbum
Gorgonwise / KojakU-Roy / Tommy McCook & Bobby EllisSingle
Tension / RelaxBobby EllisSingle
Unknown ScorcherBobby EllisSingle
Wake The Nation / CanonU-Roy / Tommy McCook & Bobby EllisSingle
I'm So Proud / Step SoftlyJoe White / Bobby Ellis & The Desmond Miles SevenSingle
DraculaTommy McCook & Bobby EllisSingle
Give Me Your Loving / Weather ReportU Brown, "Deadly" Headley Bennett, Bobby EllisSingle
Something On Your Mind / SabotageHerbert Brown / Tommy McCook & Bobby EllisSingle
Drummer Roach / Bad Cow SkankGladstone Anderson / Tommy McCook & Bobby EllisSingle
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