Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis

Funk, Musical Artist

1941 –

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Who is Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis?

Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis is an American saxophonist, composer and arranger. He was an important member of James Brown's band in the 1960s and appeared on many of Brown's most notable recordings. He also worked closely with Van Morrison.

In the 2014 biographical movie Get on Up about James Brown, Ellis is played by Tariq Trotter.

In later years, he became a resident of England, living in the town of Frome in the county of Somerset.

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Born
Apr 21, 1941
Bradenton
Also known as
  • Ellis, Pee Wee
  • Alfred Ellis
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Manhattan School of Music
Lived in
  • Florida

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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