Bob Ellis

Bob Ellis is a melodeon player from Wensleydale who leads the Yorkshire Dales Folk Dance and Tunes Project on behalf of the Dales Countryside Museum at Hawes. As well as tunes from the Dales, he plays French folk-dance music with Les Panards Dansants, Morris tunes for Crook Morris and an eclectic mix of folk-dance music with The Loose Knit Band. An experienced leader of workshops and sessions, Bob published a book in 2020 on the folk-dance music of the Yorkshire Dales and has a tutorial and tunebook for the three-row melodeon in preparation.