Composed by John Ellis with a libretto by Andy Bragen, Mobro is a through-composed 90 minute piece for nine musicians and five singers.
Ellis is a rising star in the jazz world who’s released five albums as a leader, and played and recorded with dozens of jazz and pop luminaries including Charlie Hunter, Norah Jones, Bilal, and John Pattutucci. Ellis has assembled an all-star ensemble for Mobro:
John Ellis – reeds, Mike Moreno – guitar, Ryan Scott- guitar, Joe Sanders – bass, Rodney Green- drums Shane Endsley – trumpet, John Clark – french horn, Josh Roseman – trombone, Alan Ferber – trombone, Johnaye Kendrick, Becca Stevens, Miles Griffith, and Sachal Vasandani, vocals
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