Check out how New Orleans paid calliope tribute to great Ellis Marsalis- all details here.

By Morning Picker

On Friday, a tribute was given to late jazz pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis by a tourist riverboat calliope that blasted hymn and gospel tunes across New Orleans’ French Quarter. Marsalis had taught many generations of jazz players. He Click for More also taught jazz to four of his six sons. Because they wanted to watch the 15-minute performance by Debbie Fagnano, who plays calliope on the riverboat Natchez. On the other hand, the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music has “Rest In Peace Ellis. Click for More