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About Branford Marsalis
Branford Marsalis is an American musician who comes from the renowned Marsalis family of jazzists. He has worked on innumerable projects throughout the years but he is best known for leading his own band, the Branford Marsalis Quartet.
Throughout his career, which began in the early 1980s, he participated on well over 150 albums. And over 30 of them were with him as the lead artist.
His parents are named Ellis II and Dolores Marsalis. His brothers Delfeayo, Wynton and Jason are also well-known jazz musicians, and he has two other brothers namely, Mboya and Ellis III.
In 2001 the Branford Marsalis Quartet took home a Grammy for their album “Contemporary Jazz”.
In 2006 he was given an Honorary Doctorate by Berklee College of Music.
In 2012 he and Harry Connick Jr. received a humanitarian award for their joint response to Hurricane Katrina.
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Famous quotes by Branford Marsalis
My dad was a musician, it was just what he did, like another guy's dad drives a meat truck. Our house was normal. We weren't taken with the fact our dad was a musician.Branford Marsalis
Branford Marsalis' Popularity
Branford Marsalis is a famous American musician, who was born on August 26, 1960. As a person born on this date, Branford Marsalis is listed in our database as the 79th most popular celebrity for the day (August 26) and the 303rd most popular for the year (1960).
People born on August 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Branford Marsalis is the 2521st most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Branford Marsalis' birthday, Branford Marsalis is the 15294th most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, U.S.
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