Mes Amis or “my friends” – An acoustic Gypsy Jazz quartet. We play infectious music that appeals to listeners young and old with insistent rhythms, bouncing bass lines and sweetly intricate melodies. Instrumentation includes two guitars, upright bass, and a woodwind or violin player.Info & Audio
Swingin’ Overtime is an 11-piece contemporary jazz orchestra. We currently play a lot of Swing music from the early 1900s, but with a mix of Latin, pop/rock, and contemporary jazz. We have vocalists for the Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble’, and Natalie Cole charts. “Classy and Fun” would be the best description of Swingin’ Overtime.Info & Audio
The Ellis Quartet is led by Shane Ellis, musician and native of Mount Desert Island. The group plays Latin, Swing and a blend of other musical styles – great for dancing or just listening. Also available as a trio or quintet. Add a vocalist for special occasions.Info & Audio
Maine Bands - Musical Services - Pro Audio & Band Equipment Rental
Ellis Bands of Maine – Live professional bands for weddings, ceremonies, anniversaries, birthday parties, special events, and gatherings in Maine. Ellis bands play Pop, Rock, Motown, Blues, Jazz, Latin, Swing, and Classical music. Ellis bands provide fabulous live music with amazing musicians and reliable service.
Shane Ellis is the owner-operator of Ellis Bands of Maine. Shane is a Maine artist, Master Woodwind player, Music Educator, Music Arranger, Audio Specialist, and Band Leader. He is available for consultation, music arranging, and private instruction on Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ellis can provide pro audio and band equipment rental for your event. We are able to run sound remotely (using an ipad) for minimal impact on your setting. Equipment includes JBL & QSC speakers, Mackie & PreSonus boards, microphones, monitors, drums, amps, keyboards, and pianos.