Raised on cornbread, greens and fried chicken, this country boy has come full circle.
Fargo, Arkansas is home but now he calls Colorado his ‘back home’ spot. After living
in Hawaii “again” from 1999 to 2003, and basically calling it quits with his music
career, he began writing again in 2003 thanks in part to a birthday party earlier
that year in Hawaii at the home of one of his long time friends and musician buddies.
The focus now is on his own genre of music appropriately named, “NueVision Jazz”.
Classically trained on oboe and credited with being one of the youngest members of
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra at the age of 13, E.L. retired from ALL performing
including [playing saxes and keyboards] back in 1991 after nearly 30 years and now
enjoys his time with his wife Debra. Between 1976-1991 E.L. was Bandleader/Manager
of several Top 40/R&B Bands performing in the U.S., Hawaii, Guam, The Phillipines,
Korea, Japan, Okinawa, Puerto Rico, Guantanamo Bay Cuba and Panama. His bands have
opened for Roy Ayers, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Bobby Blue Bland, Syl Johnson, Lou
Rawls, Chaka Kahn, The Guess Who, and numerous other groups during the 70’s & 80’s.
He has come out of retirement to play saxes on his compositions. The music he writes
is not mainstream jazz, but is a combination of many aspects of the jazz genre with
a unique twist. The music moves the soul and enlightens the mind.
Recently, E.L. Has been successful in having a variety of his tracks placed in television
In a Hollywood movie:
TLC: “Randy To The Rescue”, “Toddlers And Tiaras” HULU: “Styled By June” Style
Network: “Big Rich Atlanta”
VH1: “Gossip Game”
History Channel: “Pawn Stars” TRUTV: “Impractical Jokers”
Music streaming on Amazon, Apple, Pandora, Pandora Plus, Rhapsody just to name a
2010 Movie with Rob Schneider, “The Chosen One”. In the elevator scene, E.L.’s Nuevision
Jazz track, “Chameleon” was playing.