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Jazz Icon And Pianist Ellis Marsalis Dies At The Age Of 85 [Video]

Jazz Icon And Pianist Ellis Marsalis Dies At The Age Of 85

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.

Credit: CBS 2 Chicago     Duration: 00:33Published
Jazz Legend Ellis Marsalis Is Dead [Video]

Jazz Legend Ellis Marsalis Is Dead

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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Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Dies From Coronavirus Complications [Video]

Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Dies From Coronavirus Complications

Ellis Marsalis, the jazz pianist and patriarch of a musical family, has died.

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In this report originally broadcast on “Sunday Morning” January 30, 1983, Dr. Billy Taylor reported on a virtuoso “boy wonder” of jazz, 21-year-old trumpet player Wynton Marsalis, whose..
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From 2004: The Marsalis family’s musical legacy

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Jazz funerals, normally a 'celebration of life,' are silenced: New Orleans grieves differently now

Famed New Orleans jazz figure Ellis Marsalis Jr. was buried this month, but there wasn't a traditional procession, nor a proper "celebration of life."
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Wynton Marsalis on the legacy of his dad, jazz legend Ellis Marsalis

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Harry Connick Jr. on Jazz Patriarch Ellis Marsalis and ‘the Gift of Self-Discovery’


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New Orleans Calliope Tribute for Late Jazz Great Ellis Marsalis

A tourist riverboat calliope blasted hymn and gospel tunes across New Orleans’ French Quarter as a tribute to the late jazz pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis.
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Louisiana resident pays tribute to Ellis Marsalis

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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Branford And Wynton Marsalis Reflect On Their Father, Jazz Patriarch Ellis Marsalis

Fresh Air celebrates Ellis Marsalis, who died April 1 of COVID-19, by listening back to interviews with two of his sons. Branford spoke of his father in 2002; Wynton's interview is from 1994.
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Ellis Marsalis: Pianist, Teacher And New Orleans Jazz Patriarch

The patriarch of the famous musical Marsalis family, Ellis Marsalis was not only a performer but a teacher, a mentor and a coach.
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Lost to coronavirus: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85

Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, died late Wednesday after battling pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus, leaving six sons and a deep..
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Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85, COVID involved, son says

The jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, died late Wednesday, leaving six sons and a deep legacy.
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Because Chris Cuomo described intense coronavirus symptoms, check out today's midday links: Florida sheriff talks Tiger King, epidemiology models, RIP Ellis Marsalis, mobile morgues, dog social..
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ShowBiz Minute: Marsalis/Schlesinger, 'Minions,' Bloom

Musicians Ellis Marsalis Jr and Adam Schlesinger die; More movies postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic; Actress Rachel Bloom back home after giving birth to girl. (April 2)  
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Jazz Veteran Ellis Marsalis Jr. Succumbed to Coronavirus at 85

Son Branford Marsalis reveals that the New Orleans musician died from complications of the Covid-19, as another son Ellis Marsalis III notes that he and his family were able to see him before his..
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Coronavirus, Jobs, Ellis Marsalis Jr.: Here's what you need to know.
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John Legend, Apple’s Tim Cook and Others Remember Jazz Great Ellis Marsalis Jr.

The New Orleans icon taught generations of musicians in his hometown, many of whom are turning to social media to pay their respects.
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Ellis Marsalis Jr., famed jazz family's patriarch, has died at 85

One of his six sons, Ellis Marsalis III, says his father succumbed to pneumonia brought on by COVID-19
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Branford Marsalis Pays Tribute to His Late Father, Ellis Marsalis Jr.

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis paid tribute to his father, Ellis Marsalis Jr., who died April 1.
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Ellis Marsalis, Patriarch Of New Orleans' Most Famous Musical Family, Has Died

Jazz pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis has died at the age of 85, according to tweets from New Orleans Mayor LaToya Campbell and Jazz at Lincoln Center.
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Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Passes Away Due To Coronavirus Complications at 85

Ellis Marsalis has sadly passed away at age 85 due to complications from coronavirus. Variety confirmed the news with one of Ellis‘ sons, Branford. “My dad was a giant of a musician and teacher,..
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Ellis Marsalis Jr., Jazz Pianist and Patriarch of a Musical Family, Dies at 85

A musician and educator, he succumbed to complications from the coronavirus.
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Legendary jazz musician and teacher Ellis Marsalis Jr. dies at age 85

Jazz musician Ellis Marsalis, patriarch of the famed jazz family, has died at 85. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell confirmed his passing on Twitter.
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New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis dead at 85

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — 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. New Orleans Mayor..
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Ellis Marsalis, Jazz Legend, Retiring From Regular Gig

Ellis Marsalis, a New Orleans musical legend and patriarch of one of the most famous jazz families, is taking a retirement — of sorts. He...
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