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."
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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
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.
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
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
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
Well, if you're looking for the same old traditional "Away In A Manger" then you best keep on moving. What you have here is a totally new arrangement both vocally & instrumentally. Take a listen and I think you'll agree. Male Vocals, Christmas, Xmas Orch Voc
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
A whole new twist on an old Christmas favorite. It's Nuevision Jazz. Lively jazzy & fun for mom, dad and kids. In store, background, voice over. Snow falling, soaring over broad vistas, a modern Santa flying through the air taking toys to kids around the world. Shopping, wrapping gifts, eggnog, etc. Instrumental, Christmas, R&B Instrumentals
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