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.
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