[JPL] Branford Marsalis thoughts on "Nerd Jazz"

Jackson, Bobby Bobby.Jackson at ideastream.org
Fri Sep 25 12:26:49 EDT 2009

I love Branford's playing.  One of the highlights for me listening to
Bran is his quartets interpretation of "A Love Supreme."  I'm also
partial to "Crazy People Music" and the first "Buckshot LeFonque"

I saw Buckshot "live" and it was amazing to see how "connected" the
audience was to his band!!!



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I'm happy to hear this. The few times I've heard Branford in person, he
 not reach me this way.
In a message dated 9/25/2009 8:04:40 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
dkunian at bellsouth.net writes:

I have  always heard a lot of emotion in Branford's playing.  His
to  Alvin Batiste at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is one
the  most magnificent and emotional sets of music I've ever heard.  He  
left most of the several thousand in the audience and backstage in


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this music be given some serious listening."  Ron Carter

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