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I'm recording an Album

I'm recording an album - it sounds like a singular thing.  It leads people to think that there will be a full complete album right away.  It takes a lot of time, at least for me.  An album is not…

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Two Paths Diverge

Wow, almost two months since my last post!  It was not for a lack of ideas that I did not write anything, but rather a lack of taking a moment to reflect and put my hands on the keyboard.  Time…

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From the First Note

It may sound strange, but one of the biggest mistakes I made as an aspiring songwriter was worrying too much about how well I was playing and writing.  I was afraid to write songs that weren't good.  When it comes…

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One Year Ago I Was Ten Years Behind

One year ago this month I released my first album which is available on CDBaby https://store.cdbaby.com/albumDetails.aspx?AlbumID=johnellis7 .  It's been interesting to watch the statistics and see places around the world where the songs have been played (plus or minus the…

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Welcome to the Blog!

Thanks for visiting the website and taking time to check out the blog.  Although no e-mail is required for blog postings, it would be great to add you to my newsletter list and keep you up to date on any…

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