RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Branford Marsalis

A collection of news and information related to Branford Marsalis published by this site and its partners.

Top Branford Marsalis Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Harry Connick Jr., on the record

    Harry Connick Jr., on the record
    Harry Connick Jr.'s 29th and latest album, "Every Man Should Know," features 12 tracks for which the singer wrote the music, lyrics and arrangements. In a phone interview from his home in Connecticut, where he lives with his wife, former model Jill Goodacre, and their three daughters, he discussed how this disc explores new territory for him.
  • When you say jazz, Nicholas Payton hears BAM

    When you say jazz, Nicholas Payton hears BAM
    In a cramped UCLA classroom, trumpeter Nicholas Payton is leading a young septet of college students through his piece "The Backwards Step." He's here as part of a weeklong teaching residency, and the song he plays to the group at the Thelonious Monk...

    Democratic Convention hosts Foo Fighters, Mary J. Blige and more

    Democratic Convention hosts Foo Fighters, Mary J. Blige and more
    Clint Eastwood's soliloquy about unoccupied furniture  has been the most entertaining spectacle to emerge from this year's party conventions so far,   although the Democratic Party will make its own go of it with a big roster of pop musicians this week....

    Jazz musician Sam Rivers dies at 88

     
    Sam Rivers, a tenor saxophonist and composer who helped define the avant garde jazz scene in the '60s and '70s died Monday. He was 88.

    Influences: Jazz drummer Justin Faulkner

     
    The drummer Justin Faulker is in Los Angeles Saturday as part of the trio led by jazz guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel; expect to hear music from the album “Reflections,” a lush reading of standards. (The show, which also includes bassist bassist...