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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
Random Abstract
Released: 1987
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Branford Marsalis (on tenor and soprano) and his 1987 quartet (which also includes pianist Kenny Kirkland, bassist Delbert Felix and drummer Lewis Nash) stretch out on a wide repertoire during this generally ...Read full review
More Branford Marsalis albums: Main Albums (24), Compilations (4), DVD/Video (5), Others (1)
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