Branford Marsalis

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    Bassist Bootsy Collins is set to issue The Power Of The One, an album featuring a litany of jazz luminaries, as well as folks like rapper Snoop Dogg and blues guitarist Christone “Kingfish” Ingram.

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    Harry Connick Jr. and his daughter Georgia, a filmmaker, are featured in the TV special “United We Sing: A Grammy Tribute To The Unsung Heroes,” airing on June 21.

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    Vocalist Luciana Souza is among the first members of the Jazz Coalition, a new granting organization.

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    Bill Withers, seen here addressing the crowd at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Oct. 1, 2015, died on March 30 at age 81.

    Bill Withers Dies at 81

    Singer-songwriter Bill Withers died on March 30 in Los Angeles due to heart complications, according to a family…

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    Mark DeClive-Lowe performs Feb. 19 at The Star Theater in Portland as part of the Biamp PDX Jazz Festival.

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    Whether riffing on his latest album, his dynastic jazz family, his formative experiences in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, his teaching experiences, his interest in science or his love of sports, Branford Marsalis speaks his truth.

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    Bassist and bandleader Christian McBride, who has won six Grammy awards, has three more Grammy nominations.

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    The Aum Fidelity label is set to release its latest entry in the David S. Ware archive series, Théâtre Garonne, 2008, on Nov. 15.

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    Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is among the dozens of jazz stars who have performed as part of the “We Always Swing” jazz series in Columbia, Missouri.

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    Chris Stamey has written new material in the style of the Great American Songbook.

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    Branford (left), Wynton, Delfeayo and Jason Marsalis perform during a New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival set honoring their father, Ellis, who played piano with the ensemble.

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    Harry Connick Jr. performs during “The Birth of Jazz: From Bolden to Armstrong,” Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2019 gala concert, April 17 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.

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    The Braford Marsalis Quartet’s latest album, The Secret Between The Shadow And The Soul, features compositions by the bandleader, pianist Joey Calderazzo and bassist Eric Revis. Drummer Justin Faulkner rounds out the ensemble.

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    Pianist Joey Calderazzo, who has a new leader album, frequently has collaborated with saxophonist Branford Marsalis.

    Joey Calderazzo Bounces Back

    For his new album, Joey Calderazzo aimed to capture the spontaneity of a concert in a renowned club. “I love studio…

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    NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis will be a judge at his namesake piano competition June 22–23 in Huntington, West Virginia.

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    Kurt Elling’s upcoming album, The Questions, features songs combining the singer’s own writing with well-known poems.

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    Luis Perdomo (left), Miguel Zenón, Peter Bernstein and Branford Marsalis perform at The Jazz Gallery in New York on Nov. 1.

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    John Scofield will perform at an all-star benefit concert at the Jazz Gallery on Nov. 1, with proceeds going to provide assistance to the people of Puerto Rico.

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    Jimmy Heath (left), Joshua Redman and Branford Marsalis perform a tribute to saxophone icon Sonny Rollins at this year’s Monterey Jazz Festival, held Sept. 15–17 in California.

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    Branford Marsalis (left) and Kurt Elling pose for a photo at the Chicago Symphony Center, where they performed with Marsalis’ quartet on Jan. 27.

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    An all-star cast gathers at the JEN Conference. Front row, seated from left: Victor Wooten, Roy “Futureman” Wooten, Kirk Whalum, Jeff Coffin, Johnny Vidacovich, Stanton Moore, Branford Marsalis (standing), David Paich, Caleb Chapman, Rubén Alvarez, Howard Levy, Rashawn Ross and Randy Brecker with Caleb Chapman’s Crescent City Super Band.

    JEN Grows Up

    The 8th annual Jazz Education Network Conference had a little more glide in its stride this year when more than 4,000…



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