Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85

AmNews Staff Reports | 4/2/2020, 10:32 a.m.
Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, died late Wednesday after battling ...
Ellis Marsalis Jr. Tulane University Public Relations/Used with permission

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 legacy. He was 85.

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