Ellis Hall

Ellis Hall

Ellis Hall's Songs

  • Girl You're Not in Kansas Anymore
  • Whisper in the Woods
  • Roust About
  • Spirit Lingers On, The
  • Got the Fever
  • Keep Your Life Straight Ahead
  • It All Comes Down To Me & You
  • Nothing Can Bother Me Today
  • Planet Hope
  • Sending Up a Prayer
  • It Is Well
  • Some days Are Meant For Rain
  • Boys' Night Out
  • Sister Rosa
  • So Deep In Love
  • Frosty Mornings
  • Willing & Able
  • Why Should I Care
  • I Found Myself In You
  • Touch of a Heart
  • Up Against Yourself
  • What Is Real
  • Gotta Get the Money
  • Feelin the Funk
  • Temptation
  • My Heart Doesn't Know
  • Mothers Are Forever
  • What Fathers Do
  • Love Can Make It Better
  • Patiently
  • Bottom Line, The
  • Cunning Not Clever
  • Soul Street
  • You Are
  • We Feel the Love
  • This Will Last Forever
  • Victorious

Bio

Ellis Hall is a multi-instrumentalist virtuoso and dynamic vocalist born in Savannah, Georgia and raised in Boston; he has performed and recorded with a literal who's who of musical elite including, Patti LaBelle, George Benson, John Mayer, John Legend, Herbie Hancock, The Temptations, Earth Wind & Fire, The Spinners, Natalie Cole, Michael McDonald, Ray Charles, Brian McKnight, James Taylor, George Duke, Huey Lewis and the News, Bo Diddley, Taj Mahal, Bobby Womack, James Ingram and Stevie Wonder.

In the earlier days of his career Hall was featured as a lead vocalist performing with Kenny G. on his debut hit single, "What Does it Take." He then joined the soul-stirring group Tower Of Power as lead vocalist, keyboardist, songwriter, arranger, and producer and enjoyed tremendous success as a member of the multi-platinum group, The California Raisins.

Hall has been featured in the award winning TV shows including, "The Wonder Years," The 75th Oscars "Chicago" segment with Catherine Zeta Jones and Queen Latifah at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, as well as Sesame Street Live. Some of his film credits include "Big Momma's House" with Martin Lawrence as well as Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me If You Can" starring Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Hall has performed in commercials, voice-overs and jingles including but not limited to the NFL TV and Radio Campaign, McDonalds, Budweiser, Colt 45, Lexus of Glendale, KTWV L.A. Radio, the Beetle Juice Universal Studio Tours, Baron-A Bug Way at Disney's California Adventure.

He also has been a featured vocalist on soundtracks ranging from the TV series "West Wing" and "NYPD Blue" to films such as "Lion King II," "Chicken Run," "Bruce Almighty," "A Day Without A Mexican," and "Polar Express."

Introduced as his protege by none other than Ray Charles at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Hall has returned to the center several times and regularly appears with major symphonies. He appeared with the LA Philharmonic in its 75th birthday tribute to Ray at the Hollywood Bowl as well as on the BET/Concord Records Television Special "Jammin for Ray" and has the distinct pleasure of being the only other artist besides Mr. Charles to be signed to the Ray Charles Label.

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