Grammy® Award winning vocalist Leslie Ellisperforms live across the USA and Europe with hit songwriter Casey Kelly in duo Kelly&Ellis. Their Debut Album, “The Long Road to You”, won the 2018 IMEA Adult Contemporary Album of the Year.
Studio Highlights: Featured vocalist with Celine Dion on “My Heart will Go On” and Thomas Dolby on “Forty”; “Six Times Around the Sun” for the CBS mini-series, “Perfect Murder, Perfect Town”; Countless TV/radio jingles and song demos for SONY Music.
Songwriting: “Flyer Song” adopted by the US Navy and made into a video tribute to the troops and their families; “Ain’t Just a Pretty Face”, cut by Kathy Crinion, was a Top10 Hit on Country Radio Stations in UK/Ireland, finally resting at #4. “Tennessee Whiskey” off Kelly&Ellis’ debut album, “The Long Road to You” was a Top 10 Hit on European Americana Radio for 8 weeks, resting at #4.
Leslie performed leading roles on Broadway/Off Broadway in CATS, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and CITY OF ANGELS, THE ROTHSCHILDS, etc. Film Highlights: “My Name Is Wallace” (Cannes Film Festival); “Unconditional” (Feature Film); “Happy New Year, Mr. Kates”