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Branford Marsalis

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 26 April 2009

Julian Joseph is joined by saxophonist Branford Marsalis - with whom he often played while at Berklee College in Boston - to talk about jazz and its changes through the years as well as the latter's attitude to composition - in particular, curious time signatures.

Marsalis's latest CD is titled Metamorphose, and features Jory Calderadso on piano, Eric Revis on bass and Jeff 'Tain' Watts on drums. He has commented about his group: 'We try to do everything. We are prepared to play anything at any time, including songs we don't know'.

And Tony-Dudley Evans, programmer of the 14th Cheltenham Jazz Festival, previews the seven-day event.

Title: Solen Glimmar Blank Och Trind
Artist: Jan Lundgren Trio
CD: Swedish Standards
Track: 1
Label: ACT 9022-2
Comp: C.M.Bellman arr. Lundgren
Pub: Act
Dur: 5m52s

Title: Recommended Tools
Artist: Donny McCalsin
CD: Recommended Tools
Track: 1
Label: Greenleaf Music 108
Comp: Donny McCalsin
Pub: Greenleaf Music
Dur: 7m24s

Title: Concertino Da Camera for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra II (Larghetto)
Artist: Brandford Marsalis
CD: Classic
Track: 8
Label: Sony Classical 886972 75442
Comp: Jacques Ibert
Pub: Sony Music
Dur: 1m12s

Title: Jabberwocky
Artist: Branford Marsalis
CD: Metamorphosen
Track: 3
Label: Marsalis Music 460 001
Comp: B Marsalis
Pub: Marsalis Music
Dur: 4m58s

Title: The Last Goodbye
Artist: Branford Marsalis
CD: Metamorphosen
Track: 7
Label: Marsalis Music 460 001
Comp: Joey Calderazzo
Pub: Marsalis Music
Dur: 8m24s

Title: Abe Vigoda
Artist: Branford Marsalis
CD: Metamorphosen
Track: 4
Label: Marsalis Music 460 001
Comp: Eric Revis
Pub: Marsalis Music
Dur: 5m15s

Title:Sphere
Artist: Branford Marsalis
CD: Metamorphosen
Track: 6
Label: Marsalis Music 460 001
Comp: Eric Revis
Pub: Marsalis Music
Dur: 6m5s

Title: Dee Wee
Artist: Ellis Marsalis
CD: The Classic Ellis Marsalis
Track: 4
Label: AFO Records 91-0428
Comp: James Black
Pub: N/A
Dur: 5m24s

Title: Samo
Artist: Branford Marsalis
CD: Metamorphosen
Track: 9
Label: Marsalis Music 460 001
Comp: Watts
Pub: Marsalis Music
Dur: 9m53s.

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