CD

Bloomington

Branford Marsalis (performer)
Title
Bloomington
Performer
Branford Marsalis
Publisher
Columbia, 1993
1 cd
Playing time
01:16:58
EAN
5099747377129
CDR
JEX9919
Placing suggestion
J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 9 times in Flemish libraries

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 on August 26, 1960, in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, and raised in New Orleans. 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 tou…Read more on Wikipedia