DAN ELLIS

One of the most requested accompanists in Las Vegas, Dan Ellis was born in Green Bay, WI and graduated Cum Laude from St. Norbert College with a degree in music theory and composition. Following graduation, Dan took to the seas as a Bandleader and Musician Supervisor for Carnival Cruise Lines, where he met his soon-to-be wife Vicki. Upon moving to Las Vegas, Dan became the leader of one of the longest-running lounge bands in the history of Las Vegas, The Las Vegas Classic Jazz Band, and performed with them at numerous jazz festivals in the U.S. and abroad, including the Guinness Jazz Festival in Ireland. He has played countless shows up and down the strip, and served as pianist and/or musical director for many of them. Dan also toured Japan three times with Sheena Easton, and he is currently the Musical Director for The Scintas at the Plaza Hotel and Casino and assistant musical director / pianist / organist at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He and Vicki have two sons; Chris and Matt. They currently reside in Henderson, just outside of Las Vegas.

 

PARTIAL SONG LIST

After the Lovin’ 
All About The Bass 
All I ask of You 
All of Me 
Almost like Being in Love 
Anniversary Waltz 
As Time Goes By 
At Last Auld Lang Syne 
Autumn Leaves 
Bésame Mucho 
Beyond the Sea 
Blue Moon 
Blue Velvet 
Brown Eyed Girl
Can’t Take My Eyes off You 
Celebration 
Celebration 
Cheek to Cheek 
Close to You 
Come Fly With Me 
Danny Boy 
Desperado 
Dock of the Bay 
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore 
Don’t Know Why 
Don’t Let the Sun Go 
Down on Me 
Don’t Stop Believing 
Embraceable You 
Evergreen 
Feelin’ Good 
Fly Me to the Moon 
For Sentimental Reasons 
Georgia 
Girl from 
Ipanema 
Hawaiian Wedding Song

How High the Moon 
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You 
I Can’t Help Falling in Love w/You
I Get a Kick Out of You
I Heard it Through the Grapevine 
I Left My Heart in San Francisco
I Only Have Eyes for You
I Will Always Love You 
I Wish You Love
I’ll Be There
I’ve Got Friends in Low Places 
I’ve Got You Under My Skin 
In The Mood
It Had to Be You 
It’s Only a Paper Moon 
Jump Jive and Wail 
Just The way You Are 
Kansas City 
Killing Me Softly 
La Vie En Rose 
Lady Is a Tramp
L-O-V-E Mack the Knife 
Makin’ Whoopee
Margaritaville
Misty Moon River 
Moondance 
Moonlight Serenade More 
Mustang Sally 
My Funny Valentine 
My Girl 
My Heart Will Go On 
My Life 
My Way 
New York New York 
Night and Day 
On a Clear Day On
The Street Where You live 
Orange Colored Sky 

Our Day Will Come 
Our Love is Here to Stay 
Piano Man 
Quando Quando 
Satin Doll 
Save The Last Dance for Me 
Sentimental Journey 
Smile 
Somewhere Over The Rainbow 
Stand By Me 
Stardust 
Stay With Me 
Summer Wind 
Summertime 
Sweet Caroline That Old Black Magic 
That’s All That’s Amore 
That’s Life 
The Look of Love 
The Nearness of You 
The Shadow of Your Smile 
The Way You Look Tonight 
Try A little tenderness 
Unforgettable 
Volare 
Watch What Happens 
Wave
What A Wonderful World 
What Kind of Fool Am I 
What’s New 
When I fall in Love 
When I Was Your Man 
Witchcraft 
You Don’t Know Me
You’ve Got A Friend in Me 
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling 
Your Song