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Parenting Lessons from Ellis Marsalis, Revisited

As the world pays tribute to Ellis Marsalis, we wanted to repost this GCP post from June 2012 which focused on his talent not as a musician, but as a parent. Parenting Lessons from Ellis Marsalis Last night I had the incredible pleasure of sitting at a friend’s small dinner party for Jazz at Lincoln Center and listening to [...]

Thoughtful Thursday: A Tribute to David Driskell & Ellis Marsalis

              Yesterday brought news that rocked the world of art and culture.  Two African American giants, one of art and one of music, are gone, fallen to COVID-19:  artist, art historian and curator Dr. David Driskell, and jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis.  In today's Thoughtful Thursday we pay tribute to these great men. Dr. [...]