Ellis Williams is a professional recording artist who has earned a reputation as a musician whose music holds no boundaries. A vocalist and trumpet virtuoso, his music commands attention for the powerful energy it radiates.
With over twenty-five years in the music business, he has worked with various genres from Jazz, Funk, R&B, and more. The gifted musician stands tall as an experimental artist with an open heart.
An Afro Cuban American born in Brooklyn, New York, he now resides in Richmond, Virginia. Music made its mark from an early age; stepping into a recording studio with his mother fuelled his musical vision. After obtaining a place at Norfolk State University, he received a Bachelors in Music Media and later a Master’s in Business Entertainment from Full sail University.
In 2016, “Call the Battle” was released, an eleven-track album with various collaborators; it peaked on the CMJ Jazz charts. Performing at multiple events, he has played at Busch Gardens, Carnival Cruise Lines and appeared at festivals throughout the eastern United States.
In 2017, Ellis founded “E Willz Entertainment,” a company that focuses on “artist & brand development.” The company is soon set to release the “E Willz Entertainment Music Library.”
An informative music artist, Ellis is the producer & host of “Trumpet Vybes,” a podcast which explores the world of the music industry through the perspective of a trumpeter. In addition, he shares his talent on Twitch, presenting the live media show “The All-From-One Experience.” The trumpeter is also working with “Good Shot Judy,” a high octane swing band from Virginia.