Ellen, born into show business at her parents’ Russian Tea Room, began her career as a nightclub singer at the original Monkey Bar and has performed in places as varied as Town Hall, Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops Orchestra, the Metropolitan Room, Iridium Jazz Club, and La Mama E.T.C.
She hosted a weekly live radio show, M57 Straight From Delancey, with music and interviews from her former live music venue, Moscow 57. Ellen created and hosted a podcast series, the M57 On Air Urban Salon and produced Pop-Ups with local artists, local chefs, local venues and local live music from Harlem to New Orleans.
Ellen has released several CD's, including 3AM...the dogs, the milkman & me, 2AM, and Ice Wine: songs for Christmas and dark winter nights.
Kaye currently resides in New York’s Hudson Valley. Ellen performs regularly at live concerts and events throughout the tri-state region, and, with her music partner Ethan Fein, leads dance/show bands at private affairs for weddings, cocktail parties, fundraisers, holiday parties and New Year’s Eve celebrations.