Liberty Ellman

Born 17 July 1971.

Biography

Liberty Ellman (born July 17, 1971, in London, England, United Kingdom) is a jazz guitarist born in London and raised in the United States, beginning in New York City. In the early 1980s, Ellman’s family moved to California. Before leaving New York, Liberty attended Greenwich Village's progressive City and Country School.

In the 1990s, Ellman was associated with the M-Base musical scene active in San Francisco, California, where he played with Eric Crystal. He also worked with hip hop artists such as the Coup and Midnight Voices, and composed pieces for the San Francisco Mime Troupe. He released his debut album on his own Red Giant Records in 1997, and moved back to New York City the following year. There, he worked with Henry Threadgill's Zooid, and Rudresh Mahanthappa, among others, and released two albums on Pi Recordings.

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  1. Review of Tactiles

    Tactiles

    Reviewed by Martin Longley
    Ellman needs a shot of chaos to disturb his too-neat vision.
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