Ellis Marsalis

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Ellis Louis Marsalis, Jr. (born November 14, 1934) is an American jazz pianist.

Active since the late 1940s, Marsalis came to greater attention in the 1980s and '90s as the patriarch of a musical family, with sons Branford Marsalis and Wynton Marsalis rising to international acclaim.

He can usually be seen performing on Fridays at Snug Harbor jazz bistro in New Orleans.

  1. ^ Handy, D.A. (1999). Jazz Man's Journey: A Biography of Ellis Louis Marsalis, Jr. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 9781578860067. Retrieved June 22, 2015. 
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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Joe Cool's Blues Wynton Marsalis & Ellis Marsalis 3
1996 Loved Ones Ellis & Branford Marsalis 1
2005 Ruminations in New York Ellis Marsalis 1
2007 Duke In Blue Ellis Marsalis 1
2008 An Open Letter to Thelonius Ellis Marsalis 1
2012 Pure Pleasure for the Piano Ellis Marsalis & Makoto Ozone 1
2013 On The First Occasion Ellis Marsalis 1
An Evening With The Ellis Marsalis Quartet Set 1 (Disc 1) Ellis Marsalis 1
Heart of Gold Ellis Marsalis 1
Love Songs, Ballads and Standards Irvin Mayfield and Ellis Marsalis 1
Piano In E - Solo Piano Ellis Marsalis 1
The Classic Ellis Marsalis Ellis Marsalis 1
Whistle Stop Ellis Marsalis 1

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