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Branford Marsalis (born August 26, 1960, Beaux Bridge, Louisiana) is an American .

Branford studied with Alvin Batiste at Baton Rouge's Southern University in 1978, completing his studies at Berklee School of Music, between '79 & '81.

He began his professional career in the early 1980s playing with Art Blakey's big band (playing baritone), Clark Terry's band, and Blakey's Jazz Messengers. From 1982 to 1985 he played with his brother Wynton Marsalis's group, then left to… read more

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  • Happy Birthday !! 26.08.1960.
  • The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born
  • the ruby and the pearl *___*
  • I know a lot of people don't like what he does but I actually have respect for him. He's been accused of being conservative but I think these people confuse him with his brother Wynton. But hey, he did the jazz-hip-hop fusion way before Roy Hargrove, remember Buckshot LeFonque.
  • Berta, Berta!
  • Happy Birthday !!! <3
  • "Berta, Berta" gave me the chills
  • :-))))
  • The concert in Moscow was awesome. nice and intelligent music)

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