From 1983: The Marsalis jazz family

On this record at the beginning broadcast on “Sunday Morning” January 30, 1983, Dr. Billy Taylor reported on a virtuoso “boy marvel” of jazz, 21-year-old trumpet participant Wynton Marsalis, whose promising long term was once already commencing. Taylor additionally talked with New Orleans jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, the patriarch of a circle of relatives of gifted musicians, who collaborated along with his sons, Wynton and Branford, on a 1982 album titled “Fathers and Sons.” (Ellis Marsalis died on April 1, 2020.)

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