[JPL] Branford Marsalis thoughts on "Nerd Jazz"
eric-jackson at comcast.net
Fri Sep 25 14:19:25 EDT 2009
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I just interviewed Branford Tuesday night. That interview is not online
yet but there is another interview that I did with him that is online.
I am a big fan of Branford's. I think he is one of the most significant
reed players on the scene today.
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