ELLIS MARSALIS

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Ellis Marsalis is regarded by many as the premier modern jazz pianist in New Orleans. Born on November 14, 1934, his formal music studies began at age eleven at the Xavier University junior school of music. After high school, Marsalis enrolled in Dillard University (New Orleans, LA) as a clarinet major. He graduated in 1955 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education. Marsalis spent the next year working as an assistant manager in his fathers motel business.

The following year, Marsalis joined the U.S. Marine Corps. While stationed in southern California he honed his pianist skills as a member of the Corps Four, a Marines jazz quartet that performed on television ("Dress Blues," named for the formal Marine Corps uniform and broadcast on CBS) and radio shows (“Leatherneck Songbook”). Both shows were used to boost recruiting efforts. After completing his Marine Corps duty, Marsalis returned to New
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New Orleans Christmas CarolNew Orleans Christmas Carol
Elm Records 2019
$15.99
$14.67 (used)
A Night at Snug Harbor, New OrleansA Night at Snug Harbor, New Orleans
Evidence 1995
$10.49
$4.92 (used)
On the First OccasionOn the First Occasion
Elm Records 2019
$12.48
$7.98 (used)
Ellis Marsalis TrioEllis Marsalis Trio
Blue Note Records 1991
$5.95 (used)
Heart Of GoldHeart Of Gold
Sony Legacy 1992
$18.88
$1.01 (used)
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ELLIS MARSALIS Monkey Puzzle - Ellis Marsalis Quartet At The Music Haven album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Monkey Puzzle - Ellis Marsalis Quartet At The Music Haven
Hard Bop 1963
ELLIS MARSALIS Solo Piano Reflections album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solo Piano Reflections
Post Bop 1978
ELLIS MARSALIS Syndrome album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Syndrome
Post Bop 1985
ELLIS MARSALIS Ellis Marsalis Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ellis Marsalis Trio
Hard Bop 1991
ELLIS MARSALIS Heart of Gold album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Heart of Gold
Hard Bop 1992
ELLIS MARSALIS Whistle Stop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Whistle Stop
Hard Bop 1994
ELLIS MARSALIS Ellis & Branford Marsalis : Loved Ones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ellis & Branford Marsalis : Loved Ones
Post Bop 1996
ELLIS MARSALIS Twelve's It album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Twelve's It
Hard Bop 1998
ELLIS MARSALIS Ruminations In New York album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ruminations In New York
Post Bop 2004
ELLIS MARSALIS An Open Letter to Thelonious album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Open Letter to Thelonious
Hard Bop 2008
ELLIS MARSALIS A New Orleans Christmas Carol album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A New Orleans Christmas Carol
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2011
ELLIS MARSALIS Ellis Marsalis &  Makoto Ozone : Pure Pleasure For The Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ellis Marsalis & Makoto Ozone : Pure Pleasure For The Piano
Post Bop 2012
ELLIS MARSALIS On the First Occasion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the First Occasion
Hard Bop 2013
ELLIS MARSALIS On The Second Occasion album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
On The Second Occasion
Hard Bop 2014
ELLIS MARSALIS Plays The Music Of Ellis Marsalis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays The Music Of Ellis Marsalis
Hard Bop 2017

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ELLIS MARSALIS A Night At Snug Harbor, New Orleans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Night At Snug Harbor, New Orleans
Hard Bop 1990
ELLIS MARSALIS Piano In E / Solo Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano In E / Solo Piano
Hard Bop 1991
ELLIS MARSALIS Duke In Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duke In Blue
Swing 1999
ELLIS MARSALIS Recorded Live At The 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Recorded Live At The 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Post Bop 2017
ELLIS MARSALIS An 80th Birthday Celebration! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An 80th Birthday Celebration!
Soul Jazz 2018

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ELLIS MARSALIS The Classic Ellis Marsalis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Classic Ellis Marsalis
Hard Bop 1993

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