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Marsalis quartet; Watts Originals

Date: 04.10.2009
Publication: The Star Ledger
Author: Zan Stewart

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Submitted by Josh on April 10th, 2009 — 12:00am

Branford Marsalis Quartet: Metamorphosen

Date: 04.08.2009
Publication: Rifftides
Author: Doug Ramsey


In the decade the saxophonist’s quartet has been making music together, this is its most satisfying album. There’s the usual dynamism, even aggressiveness, but little of the anger that Marsalis, Joey Calderazzo, Eric Reavis and Jeff “Tain” Watts have sometimes worn on their sleeves. All of the impressive tunes are by band members, except Monk’s “Rhythm-a-ning.” Even at its most abstract, the playing has buoyancy and lyricism.

Submitted by Josh on April 8th, 2009 — 12:00am

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Date: 04.07.2009
Publication: Philadelphia Weekly

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Submitted by Josh on April 7th, 2009 — 12:00am

Branford Marsalis Quartet gives scorching performance with 18-year-old drummer Justin Faulkner at Kuumbwa

Date: 03.31.2009
Publication: Mercury News
Author: Richard Scheinin

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Submitted by Josh on March 31st, 2009 — 12:00am

Branford Marsalis and Joshua Redman, kings of sax

Date: 03.26.2009
Publication: San Jose Mercury News
Author: Andrew Gilbert

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Submitted by Josh on March 26th, 2009 — 12:00am