• Awards for Producer of the Year

    Winner of BC Country Music Award 2012 & 2009, Nominated: 2015 & 2014
    Winner of BC Interior Music Award: 2009.
    Nominated for Canadian Country Music Award: 2013 & 2008

  • Award Winning Pedal Steel Player

    Winner of BC Country Music Award: 2014 & 2015 & Five Canadian Country Music Award nominations: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2015.

  • BCCMA Nominee for Guitar Player

    Nominated for the 2012 BC Country Music Award for session work on guitar

  • Multi-Instrumentalist

    Player of keys, bass, drums, percussion, woodwind, and strings of many kinds: guitars, pedal steel, banjo, dobro, mandolin and more.

Mixing with Kym Brown

John is currently mixing tracks for Kym Brown's upcoming U.K. release.

Dan Mangan to Release Demos by Ellis

Rumour has it that this fall Dan Mangan will be doing a website release of demos produced by John Ellis in 2009.

Kirsten Nash Album Complete

John just completed Kirsten Nash's new album.  Keep your eye out for the release in 2012.

John at the WCMA's in Whitehorse, YT

John will be playing at the WCMA's in the Yukon, Oct 20-24, 2011.  He'll be playing in numerous showcases as well as the Western Canadian Music Awards with Ridley Bent, Aaron Pritchett and Jen Lane.

John at the 2011 CCMA's on CBC

John will be performing at the Canadian Country Music Awards to be aired live on CBC on September 12, 2011.  He'll be accompanying One More Girl and Tara Oram.  He's also set to play showcases with Ridley Bent throughout the festival.