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Marsalis, Branford

Works: 563 works in 1,759 publications in 5 languages and 28,496 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Jazz  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Popular music  Rock music  Art music  Excerpts 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Actor, Composer, Narrator, Producer, Arranger, Other, Conductor, Musician, Compiler, /e
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Branford Marsalis
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used without her consent to create the first immortal human cell line. Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks (Winfrey), the film chronicles her search, along with journalist Rebecca Skloot (Byrne), to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks' cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever."--Container
Eve's bayou by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eve's family seems perfect until she catches her doctor father more than just examining one of his patients and Eve's tormented by the family secrets that come out
Creation by Branford Marsalis( Recording )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: Gymnopédie No. 3 / Erik Satie. - "The little shepherd" and "Golliwogg's cake-walk" from: Children's corner / Claude Debussy. - Pavane pour une infante défunte / Maurice Ravel. - La création du monde, op. 81. Sorocaba. Scaramouche. Corcovado. Sumaré. Laranjeiras / Darius Milhaud. Pie Jesu from: Requiem, op. 48 / Gabriel Fauré. - Concertino da camera for alto saxophone and orchestra / Jacques Ibert. - Interpr.: Winton Marsalis (Alt-Sax). Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Black codes : (from the underground) by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Éste es el mejor Marsalis. Esto es música sublime, por el primer quinteto de Marsalis
Hot house flowers by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romances for saxophone by Branford Marsalis( Recording )

30 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You won't forget me by Shirley Horn( Recording )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and German and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wynton Marsalis by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Marsalis conducted a discussion about jazz music with about 80 students in Kirkland House Junior Common Room. That evening, again at Kirkland House, he conducted an improvisation workshop and masterclass before an audience of over 300. In his talks he praised the "purity" of the entirely American art form, blues, and jazz music. While working with student musicians, individually and in each separate section, he discussed and demonstrated -- even taking a turn on the drums! Even though the development of jazz music is based on improvisation he advised that a musician has no right even to attempt to "innovate" until he has mastered some of the traditional jazz forms. In the trumpet master class he worked with 6 student trumpeters, generously turning his attention to each and making incisive comments on their musicianship, achieving remarkable transformations in their playing on the spot
Mercury falling by Sting( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sting creates simplistic, soul-influenced arrangements that carry all of the hallmarks of someone who has studied music
Nothing like the sun by Sting( Recording )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his sophomore album Sting showcases more of a calm and subtle approach on the tracks. The album was heavily influenced by the death of his mother and the Civil War ravaged Latin America. Includes the hit single We'll Be Together
Djin djin by Angélique Kidjo( Recording )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rich rhythms form the sturdy foundation over which Kidjo sings in a handful of languages ... spirited and moving ..."--Billboard
Occasion by Harry Connick( Recording )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains thirteen original jazz compositions with Harry Connick, Jr. playing piano and Branford Marsalis playing saxophone, including "Brown World," "Spot," "Remember the Tarpon," and "Chanson du Vieux Carre."
Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Think of one-- by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary jazz by Branford Marsalis Quartet( Recording )

18 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eternal by Branford Marsalis Quartet( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Branford Marsalis Quartet( Recording )

19 editions published in 1999 in 5 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark fires : 20th century music for piano by Karen Walwyn( )

4 editions published in 1997 and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I heard you twice the first time by Branford Marsalis( Recording )

20 editions published in 1992 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Braggtown by Branford Marsalis Quartet( Recording )

15 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the '04 Grammy-nominated Eternal, the Branford Marsalis Quartet draws upon a world of inspirations including John Coltrane for their most comprehensive and compelling record to date
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Alternative Names

Branford Marsalis

Branford Marsalis Amerikaans componist

Branford Marsalis amerikansk musikar

Branford Marsalis amerikansk musiker

Branford Marsalis amerikansk saxofonist

Branford Marsalis amerykański saksofonista jazzowy

Branford Marsalis musicien américain

Branford Marsalis músico estadounidense

Branford Marsalis sassofonista statunitense

Branford Marsalis US-amerikanischer Jazz-Saxophonist und Musikproduzent

Branford Marsalis yhdysvaltalainen muusikko


Marsalis, Brandford 1960-

Marsalis, Iweanya 1960-



Бренфорд Масаліс

Брэнфорд Марсалис


English (117)

German (14)

French (2)

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