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Ellis Marsalis is an African-American from New Orleans, Louisiana where he resided with his wife Dolores. He has now moved out of state. Ellis received a B.A. in music from Loyola University and thirty hours towards a Masters degree. His profession includes both Jazz musician and high school music teacher. He is a freelance musician and works alone - he does not belong to a group.
Updated March 23,2017 by Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folklife Center Staff