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Maria
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Heart of Gold
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DO You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans (Album Version)
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Little Joy (Album Version)
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A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (Album Version)

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It is a bit ironic that Ellis Marsalis had to wait for sons Wynton and Branford to get famous before he was able to record on a regular basis, but Ellis finally received his long-overdue recognition. The father of six sons (including Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo, and Jason), Ellis Marsalis' main importance to jazz may very well be as a jazz educator; his former pupils (in addition to his sons) include Terence Blanchard, Donald Harrison, Harry Connick, Jr., Nicholas Payton, and Ken... Read more

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