The Gaillard Center, Charleston, SCEllis discusses his remarkable career and performs on "The Tavis Smiley Show", September 23, 2016
Ellis Hall, accomplished and prolific entertainer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with a five-octave range, headlines the CSO for an evening of soul-searing rhythm & blues with hits from Smokey Robinson, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, and Stevie Wonder. In a career spanning over four decades, Hall has electrified audiences throughout the world. Hall attended the Perkins School for the Blind in Boston where he mastered the bass, guitar, keyboards, piano, and drums. He has worked with some of the world’s most well known conductors, including Marvin Hamlisch, Bob Bernhardt, William Eddins, Keith Lockhart, Jeff Tyzik, and Steve Reineke of the New York Philharmonic.