Branford Marsalis continues to prove that there is no context too
large or small to contain his gifts. A reigning master of the jazz
quartet format, dedicated champion of the duo setting, in-demand
soloist of classical ensembles both chamber and orchestral, and
session-enhancing special guest on an array of rock, roots and pop
performances over the course of his career, his ever-broadening
creativity and instrumental command have created the profile of a
multi-dimensional musician with few peers among contemporary
Grace Cathedral is a San Francisco landmark: the site of Duke
Ellington s Sacred Concerts in the Sixties and, since 1983, home to
recitals at the centerpiece of the annual San Francisco Jazz
Marsalis presents a programme spanning early and post-bop jazz,
baroque and contemporary classical music and spontaneous
improvisation. Marsalis also balances the program with four
improvisations, each of which sustains the mood of deep feeling and
Musical spontaneity, like spontaneity in any language, has to
be within a context to be meaningful and the more music you know,
the more spontaneous you can be. So I went out on stage with spaces
intentionally left in the program, where I could create
improvisations clearly based both on what I had just played and the
feeling of the room and the audience.
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