Branford Marsalis

New Orleans-born Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

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Monday: Guest Host Branford Marsalis

Monday, November 16, 2020

On Nov. 16, Branford Marsalis sits down at the mic for his first ever show as a classical guest host.

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Saxophonist Branford Marsalis on Classical Music, the NEA Awards and Durham

Friday, October 01, 2010

Renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis will reunite with trumpeter Terence Blanchard for a special performance at the Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct...

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Branford Marsalis On Performing in Central Park

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Branford Marsalis spoke with Jeff Spurgeon ahead of his performance with the New York Philharmonic in Central Park. Hear his thoughts on working with the Philharmonic and the composers whose music he will be performing and get his take on the difference between the jazz and classical disciplines.


Soundcheck Smackdown: Sax or Trumpet?

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

One means John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins and is nicknamed the Devil’s Horn. The other is tied to Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Wynton Marsalis, and also with black masculinity. We’ll debate which instrument had the greater impact in jazz with saxophonist Branford Marsalis and jazz critic Will Layman.

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Branford Marsalis

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

In a jazz world where musical promiscuity is the rule, the Branford Marsalis Quartet has been together for ten years. They celebrate the anniversary with a new album, Metamorphosen, and Grammy award-winner sax player and composer Branford Marsalis joins us to talk about it.

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