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Charlee Ellerbe recounts his early music training in his home town of Philadelphia, how he became a member of Prime Time and the experience of working with Ornette.
Charlee began working with Ornette and Prime Time in 1975.
Left to right – Charlee Ellerbe, Ornette Coleman, Bern Nix
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Video courtesy of Jazz Bridge, a nonprofit that aids Philadelphia professional jazz and blues musicians in crisis.
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