Ellington displays a profound talent and raw passion for music, which is becoming more and more rare to find. With each note, the musician compels listeners to smile and take on his same love for music and life. His debut album “All In” shows great promise within the music industry, bringing an inspiring and unique liberation.
— Indie Band Guru


Jonathan “Jelly” Ellington is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter based in Austin, TX by way of the mountains of Asheville, NC. His vocals are smooth and soulful with an edgy guitar style, chiming in elements of raw and expressive blues-based rocknroll. Jelly has developed a reputation for exciting and untamed live performances, and has shared the stage and recorded with Grammy Award-winning artists. He has been making his mark on the Austin scene, voted Top 10 "Best Guitarist" in 2018 Austin Chronicle Austin Music Awards. Jelly released his debut album All In, and is currently taking the country by storm on tour supporting the release. 

Jelly Ellington is helming the rock and roll sound for the season.
— Punchland
Keep an eye on this gentleman, because he might just play a role in influencing the next generation of rockers.
— Jake's Take
Jelly Ellington is a classic guitarist in every sense of the word.
— Kelly Donnelly Mixer, Engineer & Producer for Eric Johnson, Mike Stern, Oz Noy, Doyle Dykes


Austin Music Movement Surges Forward // November 2018 // TODO Austin
Jelly Ellington Austin Music Live Taping // Watch Here // October 2018 // Austin Music Live Channel, Xumo TV
Jelly Ellington on Local Licks  // October 2018 // KLBJ 93.7 - The Rock Austin
Jelly Ellington on 512 Radio // August 2018 // 105.3 - The Bat
CobraCast Podcast #143 // June 2018 // The CobraCast Radio & Podcast
Josh Ross & Jelly Ellington on 512 Radio // June 2018 // 105.3 - The Bat
Jelly Ellington on 512 Radio // May 2018 // 105.3 - The Bat
Brownswood Basement: Gilles Peterson in Austin, Jelly Ellington with Sonnymoon // March 2018 // Worldwide FM
Jelly Ellington - Over Easy with Coach // March 2018 // KWVH 94.1
Jelly Ellington Live in Studio AVL // April 2018 // 98.1 The River
Acoustic Asheville: Jelly Ellington // April 2018 // Mountain XPress
Austin Music Awards - Best Austin Musicians 2017-2018 // March 2018 // Austin Chronicle
Review: Jelly Ellington "All In" // December 2017 // DME
Jelly on Local Licks - An Evening of Led Zeppelin // Listen Here //  November 2017 // KLBJ 93.7 - The Rock Austin
PREMIERE: Jelly Ellington Releases New Music Video For “Let Go” Ft. Philly G // July 2017 // VENTS Magazine
New Music Review // July 2017 // Jake's Take
Music Box: Jelly Ellington // July 2017 // True Sk8board Mag
Interview: Jelly Ellington // June 2017 //  Punchland
Jelly Ellington Inspires Freedom with “All In” // June 2017 // Indie Band Guru
Listen: Jelly on Local Licks // Listen Here // June 2017 // KLBJ 93.7 - The Rock Austin
Jelly Ellington Bursts Onto the Scene With Debut Album, “All In” // June 2017 // Audible Addixion
Blues Rock: Jelly Ellington – “Set Me Free” // May 2017 // Audio Fuzz
Kick-Ass Indie Jams // March 2017 // The Dutch Guy // Netherlands
Austin Live & Local at Mix 94.7 Studio // April 2015 // Mix 94.7