R.I.P. Dan Ellis

Just for fun, Eurekan plans his own jazz funeral

Posted: December 21, 2012 at 3:20 a.m.

Dan Ellis, pictured here among the jazz greats of New Orleans, will stage his own jazz funeral tonight in Eureka Springs — assuming the Mayans were wrong.

Jazz funerals are “peculiar to New Orleans alone among all American cities,” architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe noted in 1819.

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Whats Up, Pages 12 on 12/21/2012