maria ellis nick jonasThe Long Island singer and songwriter Maria Ellis has performed at NYC's Bitter End and The Cutting Room. She's opened for rocker Rick Derringer and has sung at the "Save the Bay" concert in the Hamptons. Ellis was surrounded by pop music throughout her childhood. "My parents would always be blasting U2 and other bands from the '80s in the house.

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Rising pop singer-songwriter and producer Maria Ellis has released her new single "Give Me Love." Digital Journal has the scoop. Ellis' vocals are crisp and crystalline on "Give Me Love"; moreover, the lilting song contains elements of pop, adult contemporary as well as R&B/soul. The control that Ellis maintains over her voice throughout this single is remarkable.

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Throughout her career in the music business, Ellis has played in such New York venues as The Mercury Lounge, The Bitter End and The Cutting Room.

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Rising pop singer Maria Ellis sat down and chatted with me at Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill in Huntington about her music career and future. Throughout her career in music, Ellis has performed live at The Bitter End in Manhattan. "I love playing at The Bitter End, because the energy is amazing, and I love the energy that I get from the crowd. It's an iconic venue," she said.

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