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The New Orleans native was born in 1960 into one of the city’s most distinguished musical families, which includes patriarch/pianist/educator Ellis and Branford’s siblings Wynton, Delfeayo, and Jason. Branford gained initial acclaim through his work with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and his brother Wynton’s quintet in the early 1980s before forming his own ensemble. He has also performed and recorded with jazz giants including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, and Sonny Rollins. For more on visit branfordmarsalis.com.
The Branford Marsalis Quartet is comprised of:
Anat Cohen Quartet, jazz clarinetist-saxophonist
Jazz clarinetist of the year, six years in a row
–Jazz Journalists Assoc.
Alfredo Rodriguez Trio, Cuban jazz piano
“One of the best”
Joanna Pascale, jazz vocalist
“Sophisticated and extremely soulful”
Start your summer on the right note at Wine & Jazz Festival. Savor fine wines as you enjoy the sights and sounds of live jazz in our Gardens. Find out more.
Buy tickets online or by calling 610-388-1000 (additional fees apply for phone orders).
$40 Adults ages 21+
$34 Members ages 21+
$25 Designated drivers
$21 Member designated drivers
Tickets limited. Sell out likely.
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A team of Longwood Volunteers gathers horticultural highlights from the Outdoor Gardens and Conservatory. Download a pdf of their top picks for the week, including photos and locations.
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Journey to the wild, remote flood plains of South America and to the great gardens of Europe and North America to discover Victoria, the waterlily queen.
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Stand before towering fountains, wander shady groves, see fireworks light up the night sky, and enjoy concerts in the most beautiful outdoor settings.
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