The Marsalis Family: America’s First Family of Jazz
Chuck Bergeron, Professor of Jazz History and Ensemble Program Coordinator at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami
The Marsalis family is unquestionably one of the most important families in the world of jazz. Originally based in New Orleans and led by patriarch and jazz pianist Ellis, the Marsalis family has produced numerous talented jazz musicians, including Wynton and Branford Marsalis. This special family of musicians has made an outsized impact on the world of jazz and jazz education.
This presentation is part of the Chuck Bergeron' Jazz History series.
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