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William Ellis

William Ellis is at the vanguard of music photographers and is widely recognised as having created an important document of the contemporary jazz scene in Africa, Europe and The Americas. His contribution to the culture was recognised by the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City when he was invited to produce the Inaugural International Exhibition in 2005, and where he returned in 2008 to present his work in 'Jazz in Black and White: Bebop and Beyond'.
 
Ellis' work has been exhibited at international festivals and galleries in the U.K. and throughout the world including Amsterdam, Bremen, Cape Town, Havana, The Hague, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Penang, Toronto and Utrecht.
 
His images have been used in the JAM (Jazz Appreciation Month) Outreach program in the United States initiated by the Smithsonian Institution and many of his pictures are in private collections worldwide - including those of the musicians with whom he has worked with.

His work still continues today, shooting front of house and backstage at the world's legendary clubs and festivals. William's' insightful portraits, telling performance and exquisite still life images play their part in creating the visual heritage of today's international music scene.

 

Al Foster (ALFO001WELL)

Al Foster

Al Foster performs onstage at the Market Hall in Brecon, Wales at the annual Jazz Festival

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Herbie Hancock ( HHAN001WELL)

Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock at a soundcheck prior to his performance at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester in November 2008

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Max Roach (MAXR001WELL)

Max Roach

Max Roach performing at the Glasgow International Jazz Festival in July 1994

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Pat Metheny (PATM001WELL)

Pat Metheny

Arriving at sound check as he was running through his guitars, between instruments, I introduced myself and asked if I might take some pics

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Roy Hargrove (ROYH001WELL)

Roy Hargrove

He never seems to stop playing - minutes later he was leading his band up to the stage and was still playing as he walked off afterwards.

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Foo Fighters (FOOF002AW)

Foo Fighters

Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters backstage before a gig at the Student Union Bar, University of London Union in August 2002.

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Rory Gallagher (RG001JM)

Rory Gallagher

Rory was soft-spoken, kind of a shy, and he really liked the gesture of bringing him a flower, he held it as he spoke to me.

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Clash, The (CL001LR)

The Clash

Joe Strummer (lying on floor) & Mick Jones performing live onstage on their 'Sort It Out' Tour at the Paradiso, Amsterdam.

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Elton John (EJON001ABAL)

Elton John

Elton John at his rented house in Los Angeles prior to his career-defining sellout concerts at Dodger Stadium.

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Bruce Springsteen (BN003LR)

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen captured during The River Tour in 1981 at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam

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Pink Floyd (PF016JF)

Pink Floyd

David Gilmour taking a quiet moment backstage, during the Dark Side of the Moon tour 1974.

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George Michael

George Michael

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Van Morrison

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Squeeze

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Led Zeppelin

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

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Beck

Beck

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Rockarchive Edition 100

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Mick Rock Limited Edition

Mick Rock Limited Edition

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