Musicians from Home: Nick Ellman

NOMA presents a series of virtual concerts featuring a range of music’s best and brightest performing from their homes. Assembled by internationally renowned multi-instrumentalist and composer Mahmoud Chouki, enjoy these relaxed and informal music experiences with acclaimed musicians from New Orleans and beyond.


About Nick Ellman

Nick Ellman is a New Orleans based performer, composer, producer and educator with a wide range of musical specialties. In 2010, Ellman co-founded the band Naughty Professor playing mostly alto/baritone saxophone and earned a Bachelor of Music, Jazz Studies degree from Loyola University in 2013. Since then, Ellman has toured festivals and venues across the United States and around the globe including Canada, China, Europe and the United Kingdom. Ellman has performed and recorded with a litany of great artists such as Big Freedia, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Sturgill Simpson, Rickie Lee Jones, Ellis Marsalis, Griz, Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter Jr., Ledisi, The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Galactic, The Revivalists, Tank and The Bangas, Alex Ebert and more. Nick Ellman’s Electric Clarinet Loops is a new project expanding genres and exploring new sonic territories. Ellman’s mission in music is to create something energized and authentic for people all over the world.

Learn more:

Instagram: @nickellman

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NOMA is committed to uniting, inspiring, and engaging diverse communities and cultures through the arts — now more than ever. Your gift will make a direct and immediate impact as NOMA welcomes our community back to the museum and sculpture garden, plans new exhibitions, and develops virtual and at-home arts education resources for school partners.




Education and outreach initiatives at NOMA are supported in part by the Zemurray Foundation; the Lois and Lloyd Hawkins Jr. Foundation; The Helis Foundation; The Gayle and Tom Benson Foundation; The City of New Orleans; IBERIABANK; The Wagner Foundation; Janice Parmelee and Bill Hammack; the Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative, funded by the Walton Family Foundation and the Ford Foundation; Sara and David Kelso; Patrick F. Taylor Foundation;  Dr. Scott S. Cowen; The RosaMary Foundation; The Azby Fund; the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal agency; The Collins C. Diboll Private Foundation; Burkenroad Foundation; Marian Dreux Van Horn Education Endowment; The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation;  Ruby K. Worner Trust through the PNC Charitable Trusts Grant Review Committee; The Harry T. Howard III Foundation; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc.; Harvey and Marie Orth; The Bruce J. Heim Foundation; and Mrs. Bennett A. Molter, Jr. This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.