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Louisiana resident pays tribute to Ellis Marsalis

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Grief in Isolation: Woman plays calliope in honor of Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans jazz pianist and teacher who died of pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus. (April 3)
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Ellis Marsalis, the jazz pianist and patriarch of a musical family, has died.

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'Cancer Alley' is a stretch of communities along the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Residents there have disproportionately high cancer rates. Now, a new paper reveals they're also facing higher death rates from the novel coronavirus COVID-19. According to Gizmodo Earther, black people make up only 33% of Louisiana’s population. However, they make up 56% of the state’s COVID-19 deaths.

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Ellis Marsalis Jr., the patriarch of a New Orleans musical family, known for his brand of modern jazz as well as for educating generations of musicians as a teacher, has died, according to a family..

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