Patriarch Of New Orleans Musical Family, Ellis Marsalis, Dies At 85 Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, educator and patriarch of the Marsalis family, has died. His music students included Terence Blanchard, Donald Harrison, Harry Connick, Jr., and four of his sons.
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Patriarch Of New Orleans Musical Family, Ellis Marsalis, Dies At 85

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Patriarch Of New Orleans Musical Family, Ellis Marsalis, Dies At 85

Patriarch Of New Orleans Musical Family, Ellis Marsalis, Dies At 85

Patriarch Of New Orleans Musical Family, Ellis Marsalis, Dies At 85

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Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, educator and patriarch of the Marsalis family, has died. His music students included Terence Blanchard, Donald Harrison, Harry Connick, Jr., and 4 of his sons.

Correction April 2, 2020

In this report, we incorrectly refer to Ellis Marsalis III as Ellis Marsalis Jr.