Ellen Christi

Ellen Christerson, better known as Ellen Christi (born March 7, 1955, Chicago) is an American jazz singer.

Christi studied music formally in New York with Jaki Byard, Jeanne Lee, and Metropolitan Opera singer Galli Campi.
She was a founding member of the New York City Artists' Collective in 1975. Working primarily in New York in the 1980s, she played with Jemeel Moondoc, Rahn Burton, Tom Bruno, William Parker, and Lisa Sokolov.
In the late 1980s and 1990s she began working increasingly in Europe, with Hans Koch, Carlo Actis Dato, Enrico Fazio, Guido Mazzon, Claudio Lodati, and others.


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