Marsalis Music January News: Cheers to 2014!

Tue, 2014-01-07

Happy Birthday Jimmy Cobb!
Legendary drummer and Marsalis Music Honors Series artist Jimmy Cobb celebrates his birthday on January 20. Earlier this year, Mr. Cobb performed at New York’s Village Vanguard and WBGO and NPR Music recorded one of his performances - listen to the live set here. And remember to add a copy of Mr. Cobb’s Marsalis Music Honors Series release to your music collection or check out the release’s music via your favorite streaming service.

Michael Carvin at Jazz on the Mountain
In other Marsalis Music Honors Series artist news, drummer Michael Carvin and his Quartet will be performing at the Jazz on the Mountain weekend festival at the historic Mohonk Mountain House in New York’s Catskills region on January 17. Read more about the festival from our friends at WBGO and remember to check out Mr. Carvin’s Marsalis Music Honors Series release.

Harry Connick, Jr. on American Idol
American Idol’s thirteenth season premiers January 15 & 16 on the  Fox television network in the United States and Marsalis Music artist Harry Connick, Jr. will join Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez as this year’s judges.  Watch Harry, Keith, and Jennifer as they seek out America’s best musical talent. You can get a taste of the judging panel’s chemistry and a preview of the talent to come on the official Idol website and be sure to follow Harry on Twitter  for updates about his career and Harry’s musings from the road. More Harry news can be found on Harry’s official website and his Facebook page.

Branford Marsalis Tour Dates
Please visit our Events page for the latest information regarding tour dates.

May 2014 be the best year so far,
Marsalis Music