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Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis Reflects on His Late Father

Clip: 04/21/2020 | 17m 58s Video has closed captioning.

This month, the New Orleans jazz legend and patriarch Ellis Marsalis died at age 85 after contracting coronavirus. In a heartfelt conversation about grief and the healing power of music, Walter Isaacson speaks with Ellis’ son Wynton – a jazz legend in his own right – about losing his father, what he thinks Ellis’ legacy will be and how jazz can help us all right now.

Aired: 04/21/20

Rating: NR

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