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Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans Jazz Patriarch, Dies at 85

Billboard.com Thursday, 2 April 2020
Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died. He was 85.
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The father of several prominent musicians including Branford, Delfeayo and Wynton Marsalis passed away in New Orleans. It's reported he was a victim of the coronavirus.

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