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Jazz Legend Ellis Marsalis Dies At 85 From COVID-19

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bet Vanessa Etienne
2020-04-02 20:03:00

Written by Vanessa Etienne. Ellis Marsalis, legendary jazz pianist and teacher, died on Wednesday (April 1) at 85 years old due to the coronavirus.“It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my father, Ellis Marsalis Jr.” his son Branford Marsalis said in a statement. “He was admitted to the hospital on Saturday and died peacefully this evening.”

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