CD

Braggtown

Branford Marsalis (performer)
Title
Braggtown
Performer
Branford Marsalis
Publisher
Marsalis Music, 2006
1 cd
Playing time
01:14:06
EAN
0874946000420
CDR
JE26928

About Branford Marsalis

Branford Marsalis (born August 26, 1960) is an American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader. While primarily known for his work in jazz as the leader of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, he also performs frequently as a soloist with classical ensembles and has led the group Buckshot LeFonque. From 1992 to 1995 he led The Tonight Show Band.

Early life

Marsalis was born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. He is the son of Dolores (née Ferdinand), a jazz singer and substitute teacher, and Ellis Louis Marsalis, Jr., a pianist and music professor. His brothers Jason Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, and Delfeayo Marsalis are also jazz musicians.

Career

Musical beginnings: 1980–85

In mid-1980, while still a Berklee College of Music student, Marsalis toured Europe playing alto and baritone sax…Read more on Wikipedia