About


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 but his guitar style is edgy and distorted rock n' roll at the core, chiming in elements of raw and expressive blues. Jelly has developed a reputation for exciting and untamed live performances, and has shared the stage and recorded with Grammy Award-winning artists. Jelly recently released his debut album All In, and is currently on a national tour supporting the release. 
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
Jelly is doing things on guitar that are aurally electric, with a voice that somehow floats through the air but cuts sweetly into your heart.
— LiveMusicInAustin
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


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