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Branford Marsalis

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2011]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Composer

Photos

Noah Jackson, Branford Marsalis Photo

Noah Jackson, Branford Marsalis

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05/15/2018
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Branford Marsalis

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12/27/2011
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Branford Marsalis

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10/14/2011
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10/14/2011


Branford Marsalis

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04/27/2010

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2011]
Composer

[Broadway, 2010]
Composer


Branford Marsalis Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Music in a Play Gold Star
Branford Marsalis, Fences
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Branford Marsalis, Fences

Branford Marsalis News

Music Institute to Present Tammy McCann in YES, MAHALIA! in October Photo Music Institute to Present Tammy McCann in YES, MAHALIA! in October
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

Music Institute of Chicago Artist-in-Residence and Chicago jazz favorite Tammy McCann will return to Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, on Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. with Yes, Mahalia!, a homage to gospel pioneer and Chicago legend Mahalia Jackson.

BAM/Announces Fall Concert Series At Fort Greene Park Photo BAM/Announces Fall Concert Series At Fort Greene Park
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) has announced the lineup for BAM Live at Fort Greene Park, its free concert series that brings Brooklyn residents together for live outdoor music and performances.

Harry Connick, Jr. Comes To Durham Performing Arts Center, November 22- 23 Photo Harry Connick, Jr. Comes To Durham Performing Arts Center, November 22- 23
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022

HARRY CONNICK, JR. invites you to DPAC for two shows, November 22 and 23 to celebrate the holidays with him and his band as 2022 draws to a close.  One of the most beloved artists performing holiday music, Harry has been thrilling audiences around the world for decades with his definitive take on Christmas classics, as well as his own originals and fan favorites like “(It Must've Been Ol') Santa Claus” and “When My Heart Finds Christmas.”

City Winery Boston Debuts Berklee Ensemble Brunch This Sunday; New Ensembles Announce Photo City Winery Boston Debuts Berklee Ensemble Brunch This Sunday; New Ensembles Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022

City Winery Boston, in partnership with the Berklee College of Music, will launch The Berklee Ensemble Brunch Series this Sunday, September 18th. 

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Presents Experimental Theater Duo 600 HIGHWA Photo UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Presents Experimental Theater Duo 600 HIGHWAYMEN
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2022

​​​​​​​UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) welcomes the return of Obie Award-winning experimental theater duo 600 Highwaymen presenting A Thousand Ways (Part Three): An Assembly on Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2 and 22-23; February 4-5 and 11-12 at noon, 1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, 6pm and 7:30pm (times are for each dates listed) in the Royce Hall Rehearsal Room. Tickets starting at $25 are available now at cap.ucla.edu, 310-825-2101 and the Royce Hall box office.

Conductor And Violinist Dmitry Sitkovetsky Announces 2022-2023 Season Highlights With Photo Conductor And Violinist Dmitry Sitkovetsky Announces 2022-2023 Season Highlights With Concerts in Berlin, Tel Aviv & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

Prolific violinist, conductor, creator, transcriber, and recording artist Dmitry Sitkovetsky is in demand internationally as a soloist and chamber music collaborator, performing this season in Berlin, Germany; Tel Aviv & Jerusalem, Israel; Bucharest, Romania; Havana, Cuba; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Mexico City and Guadalajara, Mexico and more.

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces Launch of Philadelphia Youth Jazz Orchestra Photo Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces Launch of Philadelphia Youth Jazz Orchestra
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022

Maestro Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director of Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute (PYOMI), has announced the launch of the Philadelphia Youth Jazz Orchestra (PYJO), a new program division of the Institute.

The 11th TD James Moody Jazz Festival at NJPAC Announces Artist Line-up Photo The 11th TD James Moody Jazz Festival at NJPAC Announces Artist Line-up
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced the exciting line-up of the highly anticipated TD James Moody Jazz Festival. This year's program offers events combining jazz luminaries in collaboration with artists known for R&B, poetry, hip hop, and so much more.   

Get Exclusive Presale Tickets For Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 2022/2023 Season Photo Get Exclusive Presale Tickets For Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 2022/2023 Season
by Team BWW - Jul 27, 2022

Get exclusive presale access to Riccardo Muti’s culminating season as music director which revives signature pieces, showcases the Orchestra's principal players and features premieres of new compositions. Season highlights also include guest appearances from Yefim Bronfman, Hilary Hahn, Maurizio Pollini, Joshua Bell, Maria João Pires and returning holiday favorites: A Chanticleer Christmas and Merry, Merry Chicago!

Claudia Acuña Joins Christian McBride, Fred Hersch, Kenny Barron And More On New Alb Photo Claudia Acuña Joins Christian McBride, Fred Hersch, Kenny Barron And More On New Album DUO
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2022

Reflection and re-dedication are steady themes in the life and work of Claudia Acuña. Following her dynamic debut on the NY scene in the 1990's she released five albums as a leader before slowing down to adjust to motherhood and restore her power. Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, she returned refreshed and reborn 2019 and in 2019, delivered the Latin Grammy nominated album Turning Pages, representing reclamation, recovery, survivor and documenting a major creative leap.

Branford Marsalis Videos

New York Philharmonic Announces 2021â€"22 Season VideoNew York Philharmonic Announces 2021â€"22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021

The New York Philharmonic has announced its 2021–22 season, marking the Orchestra’s long-awaited return to subscription performances following an 18-month period of cancellations due to the pandemic. For the first time in modern history the Philharmonic will be performing outside its home for an entire season. 

VIDEO: Viola Davis Talks About Playing Ma Rainey on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Viola Davis Talks About Playing Ma Rainey on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2020

Viola reveals her favorite Christmas song, and talks about the moment she realized she was going to be an actress, her mom inviting 40 extra people to her wedding, her new movie Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, the late great Chadwick Boseman, getting an amazing note and gifts from Oprah, her ten-year-old daughter’s Christmas list, and her husband’s birthday falling on December 24th.

VIDEO: Watch a First Look at Viola Davis in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM VideoVIDEO: Watch a First Look at Viola Davis in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2020

Viola Davis stars alongside the late Chadwick Boseman in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' coming to Netflix on December 18th.

VIDEO: See Chadwick Boseman & Viola Davis in the Trailer for MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM VideoVIDEO: See Chadwick Boseman & Viola Davis in the Trailer for MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2020

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the legendary “Mother of the Blues.” Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play.

VIDEO: Lauren Ridloff On Her Unexpected Rise to Success in CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD VideoVIDEO: Lauren Ridloff On Her Unexpected Rise to Success in CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2018

Lauren Ridloff sat down with CBS Sunday Morning today in a feature about her rise to fame in Children of a Lesser God on Broadway.

VIDEO: The Soul Rebels Perform '504' on The Late Show VideoVIDEO: The Soul Rebels Perform '504' on The Late Show
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2018

The Soul Rebels were the musical guest on last night's Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Watch them perform '504' with Jon Batiste and Stay Human below!

STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson Talks THE MOUNTAINTOP and Being A Movie Star on The Colbert Report
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 13, 2011

Last night, December 12, The Mountain Top star Samuel L. Jackson visited Stephen Colbert to talk Broadway, race and tweeting on The Colbert report. Miss the hilarity? Click below!

BWW TV: Chatting with Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett & The Company of THE MOUNTAINTOP!
by Jessica Lewis - Sep 20, 2011

Yestersay, the company of The Mountaintop, including stars Samuel L. Jackson (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, met the press to talk all about Katori Hall's highly anticipated new work. Directed by Tony Award® nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), the play features original music by Grammy Award®-winner and Tony Award® nominee Branford Marsalis. BroadwayWorld was there and introduces you to the crew below!

STAGE TUBE: FENCES' Viola Davis Visits MSNBC's Morning Joe
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2010

Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Viola Davis, nominated for a Tony Award this season for her performance opposite two-time Academy Award-winner and Tony nominee Denzel Washington in August Wilson's FENCES, was featured this morning on MSNBC's 'Morning Joe'.

STAGE TUBE: FENCES Star Denzel Washington Visits Good Morning America
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2010

Two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, nominated for a Tony Award this season for his performance opposite Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Viola Davis in August Wilson's FENCES, was featured this morning on ABC's 'Good Morning America.'


Branford Marsalis Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Branford Marsalis been nominated for?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Fences and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Fences .

What awards has Branford Marsalis won?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Fences.