Bio – Ellis Hall

Ellis Hall is also known as “The Ambassador of Soul” 

Having been born with a rare form of congenital glaucoma and told that he would eventually lose his sight.

Having his epiphany that music was his destiny he began practicing his instruments in the dark in preparation for when ultimately he would lose his sight completely at the age of 18.

Ellis Hall is a multi-instrumentalist with a five octave vocal range who wast the lead singer for the Soul/Funk band “Tower of Power” as well at the famed “California Raisins”.

He has both recorded and shared the stage with the who’s who of music including Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Kenny G, Natalie Cole, Patti Labelle, Toby Keith, Herbie Hancock, George Benson and The Doobie Brothers and Bobby Womack.

Ellis has two international Symphony shows Ellis Hall presents: “Ray, Motown and Beyond” and “Soul Unlimited” where he is backed by 81 pieces orchestras such as The Boston Pops, National Symphony orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Dallas Symphony orchestra to name a few.

Hall was declared the protege of the Legendary Ray Charles who he credits for his entrance into the symphony world.

“When people ask me about my blindness, I tell them, I didn't pay the electric bill on they cut the lights out on me!”

Ellis Hall
Singer - Songwriter