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COVID-19: The Casualties

A tribute to members of the jazz community felled by the coronavirus

The following photo gallery, which is being regularly updated, honors the musicians and other members of the jazz community who have died due to COVID-19 or complications related to the coronavirus. We cherish their memories and offer our heartfelt condolences to their families, friends, and fans. The dates of birth and death underneath most of the photographs contain links; these will take you to a full obituary.

Ellis Marsalis

Ellis Marsalis
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November 14, 1934 - April 1, 2020 (photo courtesy of the artist)