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Branford Marsalis


Branford Marsalis is the eldest son in the "first family of jazz." Born August 26, 1960, Marsalis is an established saxophonist and outspoken iconoclast. He has collaborated with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Art Blakey, Terence Blanchard, Sting, Guru, Miles Davis, Bruce Hornsby and brother Wynton. He was the original bandleader for "The Tonight ... See full bio »

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Known For

Malcolm X
Malcolm X Music Department
(1992)
Do the Right Thing
Do the Right Thing Music Department
(1989)
Once in the Life
Once in the Life Music Department
(2000)
Sneakers
Sneakers Music Department
(1992)

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 2004 She Hate Me (musician: score)
 2001 A Huey P. Newton Story (TV Movie documentary) (musician: soprano saxophone and tenor saxophone)
 2000 Once in the Life (conductor) / (music programmer) / (musician: soprano saxophone) / (orchestrator)
 1992-1995 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (musical director - 291 episodes)
- Episode #3.234 (1995) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.211 (1994) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.209 (1994) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.196 (1994) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.189 (1994) ... (musical director)
 1992 Malcolm X (musician)
 1992 Sneakers (musician)
 1990 The Russia House (featured musician: saxophone solo)
 1989 Do the Right Thing (musician: tenor and soprano saxophone, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra)
 1988 School Daze (musician)
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Show Show Self (38 credits)
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Heads the Jazz/Hip-Hop band "Buckshot Le Fonque" See more »

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