Ellen Back at Summerfest Charles Allis Museum
"A fixture at Milwaukee's summer outdoor festivals, Ellen
Winters has swept this category for three years in a row, and with good reason.
An award-winning jazz vocalist, Ellen
is devoted to keeping her
music fresh while still paying tribute to the great jazz artists of the past.A student of trad-jazz, Ellen has studied with some of the best jazz educators/arrangers in the country including Phil Mattson, Steve Zegree, Ron McCurdy, Steve Tyler and Chip McNeill.
has sung in award winning vocal jazz groups VoicesIowa and Gold Company
and has performed at the Montreux and North Seas Jazz Festivals in Europe, the Rocky Mountain Jazz Festival in Banff and the Monterey Jazz Festival Sea Cruise.As a soloist, Ellen
has performed jazz and cabaret all over the country.She
has been featured at wonderful venues like Danny's Skylight Cabaret and Rose's Turn in New York City and the Third Ward Summer Sizzle, Bastille Days and Summerfest stages in Milwaukee.
"If you think NY and LA are the only places to be, have I got news for you.Ellen
Winters breezed through town for an intimate CD release party at Upstairs at Rose's Turn and turned it upside down with her
rocking jazz/pop stylings.Ellen is a gifted songwriter as well.
...Ellen continues to be sought after as a jazz and cabaret artist throughout Milwaukee and the Midwest, while working as a clinician, adjudicator, and arranger.Ellen is also on staff as a voice teacher/coach at the Waukesha Conservatory of Music as well as several locations/schools in Southeastern Wisconsin.She
is also on the Private Voice Faculty at Columbia College
in Chicago.Both of Ellen's CD's are available on Amazon
and CD Baby, as well as Ellen's live performances.Ellen
is signed to 251 Records
, a Chicago-based independent label.