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New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis dead at 85

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

NEW ORLEANS - Ellis Marsalis, the 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 LaToya Cantrell announced Marsalis' death in a news release Wednesday night. She did not specify a cause of death. He had continued...
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Ellis Marsalis Jr., Jazz Pianist and Patriarch of a Musical Family, Dies at 85

Ellis Marsalis Jr., Jazz Pianist and Patriarch of a Musical Family, Dies at 85

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

A musician and educator, he succumbed to complications from the coronavirus.
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Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans jazz patriarch, dies at 85

Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans jazz patriarch, dies at 85

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette


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Ellis Marsalis, Jazz Pianist and Father of Wynton and Brandford, Dies at 85

1 month ago   |   By Time

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 LaToya Campbell announced Marsalis' death in a news release Wednesday night. She did not specify a cause of death.
Because Marsalis opted to stay in New Orleans for most of his career, his reputation was limited until his sons became famous and brought him the spotlight, along with new recording contracts and headliner performances on television and on tour.
Four of his six sons are musicians: Wynton, the...
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