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Ellis Marsalis Celebration to Feature Sons, Connick

Ellis Marsalis

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.

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.

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