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Braggtown

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Braggtown

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Branford Marsalis
Producers:
Marsalis Music
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

With his band (drummer Jeff ”Tain” Watts, pianist Joey Calderazzo, and bassist Eric Revis), saxophonist Branford Marsalis achieves a special blend of fire and cohesion. Three barn burners on Braggtown flaunt that power: ”Jack Baker” builds scale-based furor; ”Blakzilla” rides an odd-metered groove; and ”Black Elk Speaks” weaves an episodic tale.