Jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis killed by coronavirus


This video from the USA is called Ellis Marsalis performs live at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Center on December 15, 2018.

Translated from Dutch NOS radio today:

US American jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis (85) has died from the effects of the coronavirus. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Marsalis made his name as a musician in the 1980s and 90s. He recorded over twenty records and also appeared on albums with jazz musicians such as David Newman, Eddie Harris, Marcus Roberts and Courtney Pine.

He also taught. Four of his six sons are also jazz musicians, including trumpet player Wynton Marsalis.

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