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Branford Marsalis

The eldest son of a celebrated jazz clan, saxophonist Branford Marsalis is more laidback and irreverent than his trumpet brother Wynton. Geoffrey Smith surveys a star career ranging from pop and funk to this year's London Jazz Festival.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 16 Nov 2014 00:00

Music Played

  • Buckshot LeFonque

    Some Cow Fonque (More Tea, Vicar?)

    Performer: Kevin Eubanks.
    • Buckshot LeFonque.
    • Columbia.
    • 7.
  • Branford Marsalis


    Performer: Eric Revis. Performer: Tain Watts. Performer: Joey Calderazzo.
    • Footsteps of our Fathers.
    • Marsalis.
    • 10.
  • Branford Marsalis

    Three Little Words

    Performer: Milt Hinton.
    • Trio Jeepy.
    • CBS.
    • 3.
  • The Branford Marsalis Quartet


    Performer: Jason Faulkner. Performer: Eric Revis. Performer: Joey Calderazzo.
    • Four MFs Playin' Tunes.
    • Universal.
    • 2.
  • Branford Marsalis

    Star Dust

    • In My Solitude - Live at Grace Cathedral.
    • Marsalis Music.
    • 2.
  • Branford & Wynton Marsalis

    Cain and Abel

    Performer: Jason Marsalis. Performer: Roland Guerin.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Phryzzinian Man

    Performer: Charnett Moffett. Performer: Kenny Kirkland. Performer: Jeff Tain.
    • Black Codes (From The Underground).
    • Columbia.
    • 4.
  • Branford Marsalis

    No Backstage Pass

    Performer: Marvin Smitty. Performer: Ron Carter.
    • Scenes in the City.
    • CBS.
    • 1.
  • The Branford Marsalis Quartet

    The Ballad of Chet Kincaid (Hicky Burr)

    Performer: Tain Watts. Performer: Kenny Kirkland. Performer: Robert Hurst.
    • Crazy People Music.
    • CBS.
    • 7.