John Ellis

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Durban singer-songwriter John Ellis, who formed and fronted Tree63 - one of South Africa's most well known bands, launched his solo career in 2010 after more than a decade of international success.

Rock band Tree63 began life named simply Tree. They did what most bands do, by playing festivals and gigs around their local area, Durban in South Africa. Their debut album 'Overflow' sold 1000 copies and impacted the South Africa Christian Music scene. Then Tree broke up.

A few months later in early 1998, Tree had a change of heart and headed on a national tour of South Africa supporting MIC,...
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John Ellis
Jun 24 2010

John Ellis

As lead singer of popular South African band Tree63, John Ellis is no stranger to the music business. But now he is rediscovering himself as a solo singer with the launch of his new album 'Come Out Fighting'. We spoke to John to…

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South Africa's John Ellis Releases New Album 'Growing Silent'
Oct 30 2017

South Africa's John Ellis Releases New Album 'Growing Silent'

Known as the frontman for the internationally renowned, GMA Dove Award-winning South African rock band Tree63, John Ellis released his fourth solo album, Growing Silent, Oct. 20 through Africa-based Christian Art Media. An ASCAP…

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John Ellis - Growing Silent
Nov 23 2017

John Ellis - Growing Silent

Known as the frontman for the internationally renowned, GMA Dove Award-winning South African rock band Tree63, John Ellis has released his fourth solo album, Growing Silent. An ASCAP Vanguard Award-winning songwriter, this is…

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John Ellis - Own Way Home
May 11 2010

John Ellis - Own Way Home

Former Tree63 front man John Ellis is just about to release his self-produced debut solo album. Here is the video to the first single from the album, 'Own Way Home'.



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