Welcome to the Official Website for the Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition

The Ellis & Dolores Marsalis Legacy Campaign at Marshall University in Huntington, WV is meant to honor the legacy's of America's "First Family of Jazz". The initiatives include the Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition and the Huntington International Jazz Festival.

 

The Huntington International Jazz Festival is the golden jewel of the state of West Virginia and the premier jazz festival in the south eastern United States.