Sadness: Marsalis brothers lose their mother

Condolences to Wynton and Branford Marsalis, whose mother Dolores died on Tuesday of pancreatic cancer, aged 80.

She is survived by her husband, New Orleans jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, and six sons, four of whom became jazz professionals.

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  • I was in New Orleans on July 7th and saw Ellis Marsalis and his group perform at Snug Harbor. Great music and a class act. My condolences to Mr Marsalis and his entire family.

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