04.03.2020

Ellis Marsalis Jr., pianist, educator and patriarch of legendary musical family, dies of complications from coronavirus

Ellis Marsalis Jr., pianist, educator and patriarch of legendary musical family, dies of complications from coronavirus

Ellis Marsalis Jr., a New Orleans jazz legend, educator and father of four musical sons died on Wednesday, Ellis Marsalis Center for Music Director Emeritus Quint Davis told CNN. He was 85.

The cause of death was complications of Covid-19, his son Branford Marsalis told the New York Times.
 
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