04/10/09

Ellis Marsalis Celebration to Feature Sons, Connick

A celebration of the music of Ellis Marsalis will feature all four of the pianist's sons: Branford, Delfeayo, Jason and Wynton Marsalis. The concert takes place Monday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall in Washington, D.C. Also performing will be Harry Connick Jr. and Dr. Billy Taylor.

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Ellis Marsalis

The performance is part of the fifth annual Duke Ellington Jazz Festival. Some of the proceeds of fest will go to Musicians' Village, which will feature a new music center to be named for Ellis, who will receive a lifetime achievement at the Kennedy Center gala. For more information visit Duke Ellington Jazz Festival.

Tickets cost $20-$65 and are on sale now at the Kennedy Center Box Office, by phone at (202) 467-4600 or online.

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