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Branford Marsalis

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Born: Aug 26, 1960 in Breaux Bridge, LA
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: The oldest of the four musical Marsalis brothers, Branford Marsalis has had an impressive career. After studying at Southern University and Berklee, Branford toured Europe with the Art Blakey big band in the summer of 1980 (playing baritone), played three months with Clark Terry, and then spent five ...Read full biography
Trio Jeepy
Released: 1988
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Branford Marsalis clearly had a lot of fun during this set. On seven of the ten numbers included on the double LP (the CD reissue actually has one less selection), Marsalis romps on tenor and soprano in ...Read full review
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
Released: 1991
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This set is one of Branford Marsalis' strongest of the 1990s. Marsalis really stretches out on eight numbers including six of his originals (the other two songs are by bassist Bob Hurst). There is one ...Read full review
More Branford Marsalis albums: Main Albums (24), Compilations (4), DVD/Video (4), Others (1)
Family and friends celebrate Dave Brubeck's life
May 12, 12:57 PM EST
Jazz stars and family celebrate legend Dave Brubeck's life and music at special tribute
Branford Marsalis headlines jazz festival in Haiti
Jan 18, 2:51 PM EST
Saxophonist Branford Marsalis and band headlining at international jazz festival in Haiti