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  1. U.S Marine Corps Concert Band, Ellis Marsalis & Delfeayo's Uptown Jazz OrchestraRead the original story

    Yesterday | WWOZ

    starts @ 3 pm: with the U.S Marine Corps Concert Band, Ellis Marsalis and Delfeayo's Uptown Jazz Orchestra and more. The musical program ending at 6 pm will be followed by a reception in Bishop Polk Hall, ALL are invited !

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  2. PERFORMANCE: The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, June 24-30Read the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | All About Jazz

    ... edition with veterans Marilyn Parker, Margo Breivik, and Faye Washington leading the way. Family patriarch Ellis Marsalis fills the headline slot at Mears Park, swinging away on piano with a quartet featuring young New Orleans saxophonist Derek ...

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  3. The perfect summer dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | TwinCities

    ... Lowertown neighborhood May 18, 2016. (Pioneer Press: John Autey) Take in some live, outdoor music: Go see Ellis Marsalis at Jazz Fest, Booker T at the Blues Festival, or go check out the weekly tunes at Music in Mears or Rhythm in Rice. The perfect ...

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  4. Music parents' tips for summertime music-makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | OUPblog

    ... wants to know the best approach to get kids interested in music: There's nothing better than exposure," says Ellis Marsalis, father to a quartet's worth of jazz musicians, including trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. The power of attending a live ...

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  5. Jazz Affair raises money for young musicians in NanaimoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    "I remember my dad (Ellis Marsalis) playing the piano at the house, and me laying underneath the piano as a child, listening to him play," said Marsalis on his website. "After briefly trying bass and drums, in sixth grade I gravitated towards the ...

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  6. Free Gospel Extravaganza set for June 3 at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | NOLA.com

    This is 83-year old Annabel Washington Watson, widow of Ernest "Doc" Watson, a saxophonist known in New Orleans for playing with Harold Dejean's Olympia Brass Band and a regular at Preservation Hall. Doc Watson began his career by playing with Ellis Marsalis and The Groovy Boys in the 1940s.

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  7. Mayfield's Jazz Orchestra to pay back $1 million to library foundation over 5 years: WWLRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, right, performs with jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, left, and pianist Ellis Marsalis, center, during a groundbreaking celebration for the New Orleans Jazz Market at the corner of Oretha Castle Haley and Martin Luther King Jr. boulevards in New Orleans Tuesday, February 25, 2014. The renovation/construction project will convert a long-dormant former department store into a sleek center for modern jazz is scheduled to be completed in early 2015.

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  8. Honoring jazz through an ancient art is this W. Conshy company's specialtyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Philly.com

    ... of this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which came to a soggy end last Sunday. The legendary Ellis Marsalis Jr. and his four musician sons, Branford, Wynton, Delfeayo, and Jason - on piano, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and drums. Each ...

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  9. Jazz fest's last day finishes soggy, but strongRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... performance 2 A1 2 hours later on another, with the Lena Prima Band. Other acts Sunday include jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis; the Isley Brothers; gospel singer Mavis Staples; and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, who close out the day.

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  10. The Latest: 2nd soggy day brings wetsuits to Jazz FestRead the original story

    May 1, 2016 | The Madison Press

    ... performance 2 A1 2 hours later on another, with the Lena Prima Band. Other acts Sunday include jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis; the Isley Brothers; gospel singer Mavis Staples; and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, who close out the day.

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  11. The Latest: 2nd soggy day brings wetsuits to Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... performance 2 1/2 hours later on another, with the Lena Prima Band. Other acts Sunday include jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis; the Isley Brothers; gospel singer Mavis Staples; and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, who close out the day.

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  12. The Latest: 2nd soggy day at Jazz Fest ends some acts earlyRead the original story

    May 1, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... performance 2 A1 2 hours later on another, with the Lena Prima Band. Other acts Sunday include jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis; the Isley Brothers; gospel singer Mavis Staples; and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, who close out the day. Having a ...

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  13. Jazz festa s last day kicks off after storm cancels some setsRead the original story

    May 1, 2016 | KDWN

    ... nightclub instead on Saturday evening. Some of the acts Sunday will be singer Lena Prima; jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis; the Isley Brothers; gospel singer Mavis Staples; and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. Prima has an interview on one of the ...

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  14. Jazz Fest's Last Day Kicks off, Storm Ends Some Sets EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | ABC News

    ... woman's down to her thighs, the girl's just a few inches above the ground. Acts Sunday include jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis; the Isley Brothers; gospel singer Mavis Staples; Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue; and singer Lena Prima. She has an ...

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  15. House of the Week: Delfeayo Marsalis' Queen Anne mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... mansion, with magnolias, moonlight and a streetcar rolling alongside. Artist Paul Rogers placed patriarch Ellis Marsalis Jr. on piano and his youngest son Jason Marsalis on drums in the house's downstairs parlor. Peering out from the three upstairs ...

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  16. The UNC/Greeley Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Denver Westword

    Long before Ellis Marsalis Jr. had six sons - four of which went on to be accomplished jazz players, including Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo and Jason - the elder Marsalis played clarinet as a kid while growing up in New Orleans. He switched to tenor saxophone when he got into high school and played R&B in a group with some friends.

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  17. Jazz Fest memories: vintage photos from our archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... to "Professor." Former New Orleans jazz musician and presently professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, Ellis Marsalis, sits in with the University's Jazz band playing on the Koindu stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage. Louis Coolie ...

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  18. Jazz Fest 2016: Saturday April 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    ... He's performed professionally with a wide array of artists, including Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie and Ellis Marsalis and was a member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet. Goines has been a prolific bandleader and composer in his own right, most ...

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  19. The Patriarch and the Piano: Ellis Marsalis is known for his sons,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Greeley Tribune

    The Patriarch and the Piano: Ellis Marsalis is known for his sons, but he's also a master musician in his own right All concerts start at 7:30 p.m. in the Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave. in downtown Greeley. For a complete schedule, including information on the hundreds of school groups that will perform for free during the weekend, the free clinics put on by many great musicians, the evening performers and the after-hours sessions, go to

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    Apr 15, 2016 | Windsor Now

    The Patriarch and the Piano: Ellis Marsalis is known for his sons, but he's also a master musician in his own right All concerts start at 7:30 p.m. in the Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave. in downtown Greeley. For a complete schedule, including information on the hundreds of school groups that will perform for free during the weekend, the free clinics put on by many great musicians, the evening performers and the after-hours sessions, go to

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