Educational Sales Rep
Joined in
Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Vaugn Weister's famous jazz orchestra, John Vermuelen Octet, Dwight Lenox Express, Matt Ellis and Standard Time, New Remants Dance Orchestra, Yuletide Brass Quartet, Yum Bum Bay Latin Orchestra

Current Projects

Supporting live music through performance and eduction in Ohio


Kings High School, I graduated from Capital University wih a jazz performance and music education degree. I even had the chance to go back and teach the Capital big band



Favorite Bands

The Count Basie Orchestra

Favorite Instruments

I play trombone professionally. Mostly jazz on my Jiggs Whigham King trombone

Musical Interests

My concentration is on Jazz but I all forms of musical performance interest me.

Matthew Ellis

Educational Sales Rep

Music is.......

About Me

Matt joined the Music & Arts team in 2006 and serves as an educational representative in central Ohio.  His school districts include Bexley, Columbus, Grandview Heights, Olentangy, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, Westerville, Whitehall and Worthington.  He also serves a number of central Ohio private schools. 
Matt graduated from Capital University with a Bachelor of Music.  As an educator, Matt led the Thomas Worthington Jazz Band and returned to Capital University as a guest director of the Big Band.  He toured professionally and continues to perform with many Ohio jazz bands on trombone.  He has been an active member of the music community for more than 40 years.     
Matt believes everyone should experience music and would love to share his knowledge.  Please contact Matt with questions about rental, repairs or products available through Music & Arts.  We are here to help students, programs, amateur and professional musicians.



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