Marsalis Music

Branford & Joey

Watch Branford and Joey talk about their album, Songs Of Mirth and Melancholy, on our “Videos” page.

Ellis Marsalis at the piano

Ellis Marsalis Center for Music

The Ellis Marsalis Center for Music is now open in New Orleans!

Branford Marsalis Quartet: The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul, Available March 1st

The Branford Marsalis Quartet announce the release of their new album, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul, on March 1 via OKeh Records, an imprint of Sony Music Masterworks, and Marsalis Music.  Available now for preorder, the new album finds the celebrated ensemble at a new peak, addressing a kaleidoscope of moods with inspiration and group commitment.  Included in today’s preorder is the new track, “Snake Hip Waltz” – listen hereRead more »

Submitted by Bobby on January 11th, 2019 — 10:13am

Branford Marsalis to reunite with Grateful Dead members at Lockn' Festival 2018

Publication: Rolling Stone
Author: Richard Gehr
Date: May 2, 2018

A Grateful Dead late-career highlight will be celebrated during on August 26th, when Lockn’ Festival headliners Dead & Company – featuring John Mayer with former Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann – will reunite with jazz veteran Branford Marsalis, whose collaboration with the band at Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum in March 1990 has become one of the Dead’s most legendary shows. Read more »

Submitted by Bobby on May 3rd, 2018 — 11:51am

Upward Spiral nominated for 2017 Grammy award!

GrammyCongratulations to the Branford Marsalis Quartet with special guest Kurt Elling for their 2017 Grammy nomination in the category of Best Jazz Vocal Album! The project has many upcoming US and European concert dates, beginning in January 2017, so please visit Branford’s website to see if the group will be performing in a location near you.

Submitted by Ben on December 6th, 2016 — 12:43pm