Produced by Zauberbergfilm, Berlin, Germany. It is the first recording of the Branford Marsalis Quartet with an electrifying young drummer that joined the band three years ago. Sax on the Web Forum. Calderazzo solos lyrically before Marsalis soars and swoops with endearing vitality. It is the first recording of the Branford Marsalis Quartet with an electrifying young drummer that joined the band three years ago. But as hard as these guys are playing, something about the groove leaves me wanting more.
In June 2011, after working together for over 10 years in a band setting, Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo released their first duo album titled Songs of Mirth and Melancholy, on Branford's label,. Contents: The mighty sword 7:08 -- Brews 5:12 -- Maestra 5:27 -- Teo 8:28 -- Whiplash 7:30 -- As summer into autumn slips 9:52 -- Endymion 9:18 -- My ideal 9:35 -- Bonus track. To take up the Marsalis quartet first, rarely will you encounter such fervent rapport that seems so open-hearted to different kinds of expression. The pianist then takes flight with a propulsive solo that nearly takes your breath away in its persistent invention. Rather than offer anything new, they instead focus on re-introducing the band as a creative unit whose capacity for musical excellence is undiminished. La música que podemos encontrar en este disco es de variado y heterogéneo espectro sonoro pero con una idea clara de creación por parte de todos los integrantes del combo.
There was no doubt that when left in 2009, they would take some time to regroup. In June 2012, Marsalis, alongside friend and fellow New Orleans native , was honored by the for his work in the Musicians' Village of New Orleans. Drummer Justin Faulkner, making his recording debut with the group, seems to have found his footing while playing with the quartet over the past three years. In May 2012, Branford Marsalis received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the. Marsalis has also become involved in college education, with appointments at 1996—2000 , 2000—2002 , and 2005—present. The program features seven originals and two covers, recorded over a couple of days in 2011.
But discipline creates a new musicality. Performer s : Branford Marsalis Quartet Branford Marsalis, saxophones ; Joey Calderazzo, piano ; Eric Revis, bass ; Justin Faulkner, drums. The album showcases Marsalis and the orchestra performing a range of American music by , , and , while being conducted by. Roger Horchow Award for Greatest Public Service by a Private Citizen, an award given out annually by. Tras este período de conocimiento por parte de todos de los integrantes y muy especialmente del baterista, en Octubre de 2011, el grupo de Marsalis entró en un estudio de grabación, y producto de ello ha sido el presente compacto que ahora comentamos. He was succeeded as bandleader by guitarist.
Other experiences with and followed over the next year, and by the end of 1981 Marsalis, on , had joined his brother Wynton in Blakey's. He taught English at Central State University in Ohio, then left the academic world for the private sector. The tunes — mostly by Mr. In a later episode of the show, stands up for the accordion; later guest claimed the saxophone was in fact the sexiest. He has even developed a bit of a reputation as a , a far cry from his hip young virtuoso image from the 198os.
Their concern is a valid one in theory, but this music should allay their fears. The band members compose strong, varied tunes. The Calderazzo composition The Mighty Sword kicks things off in energetic fashion and establishes the conversational interplay between the musicians that is evident throughout the album. This is exemplified by Marsalis's rhythmically static if harmonically impressive eighth-note lines, with deviations from the straight time feeling like either formulas or mistakes, rather than adventures. Revis evokes Haden yet again in his masterful solo, and Marsalis on tenor improvises with fervent lucidity.
They recruited then 18-year-old drummer , confusing many fans. Revis and Faulkner are in inspiring lock-step with him, as they are with Marsalis for his equally intense, probing improv. The results are a nimble and sparkling album, featuring ambitious original compositions by members of the band, a Thelonious Monk classic, and one standard dating to 1930. In September 2006, Branford Marsalis was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music from. Branford Marsalis is onto something here. The four jazzmen understand each other well, projecting an exciting, joyful romp through jazz standards and original compositions.
Before I continue, allow me to implore you to! This is not a case of casual acquaintances getting together to have fun jamming on commonly known standards, but rather this is music played with purpose, direction, artistic integrity, and passion by four outstanding musicians who share some history together. Vinyl purchases came with a download card that enabled purchasers to receive a free digital copy when it was released. Publication: Author: Nate Chinen Date: April 27, 2012 Branford Marsalis Quartet Contrarianism suits the saxophonist Branford Marsalis, though probably not as much as he likes to think. Publication: Author: Steve Jones Date: August 7, 2012 Marsalis has always been one of the more accessible jazz musicians, and this latest offering from his tightly-knit band is up to its usual high standards. The new album is different because it contains more focused, unified development of specific song forms.