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Ellis Marsalis Jr, jazz pianist and music family patriarch, dies at 85

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Ellis Marsalis, a pianist and educator who was the guiding force behind a late-20th-century resurgence in jazz died at 85.

[NEW YORK] Ellis Marsalis, a pianist and educator who was the guiding force behind a late-20th-century resurgence in jazz, while putting four musician sons on a path to prominent careers, died Wednesday. He was 85.

The cause was complications of Covid-19, the disease caused by the...

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