E. L. Mahon grew up on an Arkansas farm, but Classical oboe training at 13 landed him as the youngest member of The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. During and after his music studies at the Univ. of Arkansas and Berklee College of Music, he performed worldwide as a bandleader of Top 40 RnB bands, opening for Lou Rawls, Chaka Kahn, and other icons. E. L. [now retired from performing] lives in Colorado and plays sax and keyboards, creating lush, soulful Jazz with a fresh enlightenment that only comes with a life of observing and composing mellow sounds.
From the mid-1970s to 1991, E. L. Mahon toured with several Top 40 RnB bands performing in the US, Hawaii, Guam, The Philippines, Korea, Japan, Okinawa, Puerto Rico, Guantanamo Bay Cuba, and Panama. During these years, in addition to the above artists, he and his bands have opened for artists like Roy Ayers, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Bobby Blue Bland, Syl Johnson, and numerous other groups. During the 80's, E. L. called Hawaii home until moving to Colorado for the first time from 1991 to 1999 when he and his wife moved back to Hawaii.
In 2003, after having lived in Hawaii [again] for several years, E. L. and his wife, Debra, returned back to the mainland to live in Colorado again, and that’s when he began writing music again. Music is definitely both his muse and his passion. Fusing new sounds and orchestral elements, E. L. has created a soulful Jazz that enlightens the mind. Very fittingly, he has named the new genre “NueVision Jazz.” One of his tracks was recently used in the Rob Schneider film "The Chosen One."
Dark, edgy Classic Hitchcock suspense music, a bit witchy & mischievous. The bells give a feeling of being alone in the dark while the strings stir up the scary emotions of fear of the unknown. Spooky, menacing but playful, campy & funny, too. Monk, The Mentalist, like a timebomb ticking. Danger! Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Aw this is magic. A really cool jazzy soprano sax lead instrumental with a touch of male vocal lead and background. Bouncy and funky with a slight old school feel. A la Al Jarreau, smooth and foot stomping goodness. 1970s, 1980s romance, flirtatious sweet innocent, funky vibe tender, sunny & sassy, Male Vocals, RnB, 1980's Vintage RnB
Just a plain feel good song. Vocal scatting with vibe, piano and muted trumpet solo's. A light salsa beat gives this instrumental the right touch. Elegant sophisticated Latin beats. Chic fashion, romantic whirlwind comedy or drama. Playful sweet mellow and carefree. Lounge wine bar dancing, new love, Mixed Vocals, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
Glorious Orchestral instrumental with soprano sax lead and background vocals in chorus. Elegant peaceful inspiring classical rendition of The First Noel. Sweet jazzy & uplifting. Spirited beautiful sophisticated chic & reverential. Wholesome for families kids celebrating holiday cheer and blessings, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Soothing, mellow & rhythmic instrumental with soprano sax lead. Calming. Puts you in a groovy mood. Quiet Storm. Cool snappy fun & flirtatious. Cool beats orchestral elegance, chic sophisticated flowing and romantic. Bar lounge hip wine bar restaurant Muzak in-store, sweet commercial high fashion, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Sweet music with soprano sax lead and vocal scat, inspired while living in Hawaii in 1999. Light upbeat & elegant with a modern sense of being in a particular place. Ripples of inspiration enjoying Pacific Ocean views. Seaside inn, romance, elegance, happiness joy friendship. Snappy & flirtatious. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
This track is a re-imagining of a song that I wrote back in the 90's. It's basically about the struggle of relationships having their ups and downs. A nice track with male lead vocals and background. Male Vocals, Singer/Songwriter, Pop Singer-Songwriter
This track is great for dancing the Rumba because of the sensual nature of the beat. Smooth with a pinch of Latin-funk. Almost a throw-back jam that will make you move and groove. Instrumental, Jazz, Latin Jazz
From my new 2014 release, "Traditional Christmas Lites". This is a different twist on another old Christmas favorite. You can jam to this one. Tracks included: 12 Days of Christmas/Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem/I Saw 3 Ships A Sailing/Here We Come A Caroling/We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Smooth lively and playful. Subtle but quite beat worthy. Smooth martinis or seaside drive on a sunny day with the one you love. Fun, flirtatious. Sunny skies. Mellow and happy, dancing, flying, skipping, enjoying the good life. Guilty pleasures, rich lifestyles, new car commercial, jetset high life, Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr
Well swing on... From my 2014 release "Traditional Christmas Lites", this track is a bit retro and on the move, from the Route 66 days of yester-year. If you like the richness of a horn section to move you then you have arrived. Christmas will never be the same. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Big Band
It's light and airy with a really nice 3/4 beat. Just right for a tv or radio commercial. Coming out your front door on a beautiful day and feeling like it's going to be a great day. Instrumental, Childrens, Playful Novelty
This is a cool, mildly quick paced instrumental with soprano sax lead and other brass accomp. There are different parts of this song that can be used for many different formats. Take a listen.......... Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
The mile high city. Full of excitement but sophisticated and classy. Bumpin & thumpin, movin & groovin. This track is the essence of Denver. Upbeat and sassy with piano lead. Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz-Funk
A look beyond. A new world of adventure/possibilities, not knowing what to expect, but there is a ray of hope. Over the horizon, there is a new beginning. Wandering, a journey over the water and getting a sensation of life beginning anew. Instrumental, Dramatic, Contemplative Music
Another really cool arrangement of a traditional Christmas song which is on my 2014 release "Traditional Christmas Lites". If you want to move and dance to Christmas, then you've come to the right place. A whole new Christmas Feel and you're part of the rave. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Dance & Remix
Intense industrial orchestral short would work great for the spot on an action DVD that loops before hitting "PLAY". Feels a bit like Aliens or The Terminator, foreboding menace, can't escape or hide from the enemy. Brutal forgone conclusion that YOU'RE GONNA DIE! CSI crime heist plotting insanity, Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
From my new 2014 release, "Traditional Christmas Lites". This is a different twist on another old Christmas favorite. You can jam to this one. Imagine hearing this as you're walking into the office Christmas party. Gets you in the spirit FAST... Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Dance & Remix
Denver has lots of class. That's what this song shows in the mind. With the smooth beat and silky strings down to the soprano sax lead, you'll never forget The Mile High City. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
From my 2014 Christmas release "Traditional Christmas Lites", this is the jam. Christmas never sounded so good. If this doesn't get you in the spirit of the season, then you need to check your pulse. Just try to sit still. Kick off your Christmas season in style..... Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Dance & Remix
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