Howard Ellis Resume

       Howard Ellis c.v.
2010-2013:
Various tv shows (see Tv & Movies)
Clubs, teaching and recording.

2009-2010:
DFDS Cruise Lines- Solo performer/Hosting. (4 months)
2008-2009:
P&O Cruise Lines-Headliner

2006-2008:
Performing in various venues throughout the north
of England and tutoring students.

2005-2006:
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines-Lounge Soloist.

2004-2005:
Butlins, Skegness as Lead Guitarist with House Band.

1994-2004:
Carnival Cruise Lines-Soloist (10 years)

1986-1994:
Las Vegas including:
Flamingos-guitarist.
Top Show band, Gary and Sandy-guitarist/singer
The Original Platters-Music Director
Palace Station-Music Director
Union Plaza-Music Director

Venues in Las Vegas:
Caesars Palace, Bally's, The Dunes, The Sands,
Excalibur, Hilton, Flamingo, Mirage, Stratosphere,
The Mint, Riviera, Palace station, Union Plaza


Shows with:
The Supremes, The Drifters, Carl Perkins, Janet
Jackson, Bob Geldorf, New Glen Miller Orchestra,
Phyllis Diller, Marty Wilde, George Burns, Marty
Wilde, Kenny Ball,

1983-1986:
Europe's Top Show Band, Trans Europa Express-
Guitarist/Front man.
Silja Lines Cruises-Show band.
SS Dolphin Cruise Lines-Show band, (5 piece)

1980-1983:
Various venues with original rock bands.
Wrote and performed an original musical; Sold out
at the Civic Theatre, Leeds

1970-1980:
Cabaret throughout the North of England.


Special Achievements:

Recordings:
Going Solo
Live in Scandinavia
Song for Diane (single)
The Man with the Blues
Encore (live cd)
Where Angels play (producer/writer)
Windows to the soul
8' (instrumental)

Performance:
Headline at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.
Guest Performer at George Burns's 100th birthday party.
San Antonio Civic Auditorium, with The Platters. (Largest venue)
Composed, Directed and Starred in a rock Opera
Received a Telegram from The Princess of
Wales in appreciation of a song written in her honour.

TV and Radio:
Radio Leeds,(perform and interview) Radio
Aire,(perform and interview) Yorkshire
TV,(perform and interview) Danish TV.(show)

Walk on parts in tv and movies:

5 Days- with Surrane Jones and David Morrissey.
A Passionate woman- with Billy Piper and Sue
Johnstone
This is England 1984
East Riding- with David Morrissey.
Room at the top Maxine Peake
Monroe-with James Nesbitt, Sarah Parrish
Naked Apes
Eternal Law- with Sam West
Mount Pleasant with Pauline Collins & bobby Ball.
Body Farm tv drama
Prisoners wives tv drama
Parades End - with dominic cumberbatch
Monroe season 2
Scott and Bailey Surrane Jones
Emmerdale
syndicate
Emmerdale

Countries:
Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Norway,
Russia, U.S.A. Japan, Korea,
Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Canaries,
Canada, Aruba, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands,
Venezuela, Panama, Mexico, Jamaica, Europe.

Special skills:
Sight-reading, lead and backing vocals,
guitar, bass, flute, piano, drums. Chart
writing and arranging. Ability to sequence backing tracks.
Music Direction and music production
including multitrack sound recording and live sound mixing.
Management and organizing, prompt,
Can mime to musical instruments for film.
conscientious and loyal.

Updated:  April 30, 2013

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