This day (August 26, 1960), in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is born Branford Marsalis, an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader.
Digest Tracklist :
Cianna (2019) . w/ Terence Blanchard – @ Ellis Marsalis Center for music in New Orleans (2017) . w/ Kurt Elling – Upward Spiral (2016) . Solo (2015) . Branford Marsalis & Chrisian Mcbride – In The Crease (2010) . Samo (2009) . Marsalis Family – Swinging At The Haven . w/ Sting – Roxanne . w/ Wynton Marsalis – Cain and Abel .
 for his 60th birthday, Sting has invited Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Herbie Hancock, Robert Downey Jr., Vince Gill, Will.i.am, Rufus Wainwright, Branford Marsalis, Billy Joel and Chris Botti to perform with him and his band featuring Dominic Miller, Christian McBride, David Sancious and Vinnie Colaiuta at Beacon Theatre in New-York City >> 93 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Natalie Cole and Branford Marsalis sit in with The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra at Martha’s Vineyard Festival in Martha’s Vineyard, MA >> 100 MINUTES on RVM >>
 The Grateful Dead have invited Branford Marsalis and Bruce Hornsby to join the band for their concert at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY >> 161 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Branford Marsalis will join The Grateful Dead during their concert at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA >> 29 MINUTES on RVM >>
 you do not want to miss Branford Marsalis covering Sonny Rollins and chatting briefly at Late Night with David Letterman on NBC >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Branford Marsalis plays with Joey Calderazzo at Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, RI >> 59 MINUTES on RVM >>
 James Carter & Branford Marsalis plus Gerard Gibbs(d) & Leonard King (org) team up to celebrate 200 years of Adolphe Sax at Bimhuis in Amsterdam, The Netherlands >> 16 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Branford Marsalis (ts,ss), Kenny Kirkland (p), Delbert Felix (b) and Lewis Nash (d) play at Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, RI >> 55 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Herbie Hancock presents the International Jazz Day with Joey DeFrancesco, Fatoumata Diawara, Kurt Elling, Robert Glasper, The Manhattan Transfer, Branford Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, Lee Ritenour and many more, at Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, Russia >> 119 MINUTES on RVM >>
 the Branford Marsalis Quartet – that is Branford Marsalis (ts), Joey Calderazzo (p), Eric Revis (b) and Jeff Tain Watts (d) – headlines at Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen in Germany >> 28 MINUTES on RVM >>
 VSOP II featuring Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams is on stage at at Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland >> 18 MINUTES on RVM >>
 the Branford Marsalis Quartet – that is Branford Marsalis (ts, ss), Kenny Kirkland (p), Delbert Felix (b) and Lewis Nash (d) – will perform at North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague, The Netherlands >> 70 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Branford Marsalis (s), Kurt Elling (voc), Joey Calderazzo (p), Eric Revis (b) and Justin Faulkner (drums) will share the stage at New Morning in Paris >> 106 MINUTES on RVM >>
Wikipedia : This day (August 26, 1960), in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is born Branford Marsalis, an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader.
Branford Marsalis : Leader of one of the finest jazz Quartets today, and a frequent soloist with classical ensembles, Branford has become increasingly sought after as a featured soloist with such acclaimed orchestras as the Chicago, Detroit, Düsseldorf, and North Carolina Symphonies and the Boston Pops, with a growing repertoire that includes compositions by Copland, Debussy, Glazunov, Ibert, Mahler, Milhaud, Rorem and Vaughn Williams.
Marsalis Music : Making his first appearance with the New York Philharmonic in the summer of 2010, Marsalis was again invited to join them as soloist in their 2010-2011 concert series where he unequivocally demonstrated his versatility and prowess, bringing “a gracious poise and supple tone…
@last.fm : He also toured with Miles Davis in one of the latter’s last bands. In 1986 he set up his own group. From 1992 to 1995 he was musical director of the Tonight Show Band. He then formed the Buckshot LeFonque project which combined jazz with rhythm and blues, hip hop, and rock.