IN CONVERSATION: BRANFORD MARSALIS

Presented by Duke Performances

IN CONVERSATION: BRANFORD MARSALIS

Wed, October 3, 2018

Doors: 11:00 am / Show: 12:00 pm

The Pinhook

Durham, NC

FREE

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Branford Marsalis
Branford Marsalis
In this free lunchtime talk at The Pinhook in downtown Durham, renowned saxophonist, bandleader, and Durham resident Branford Marsalis joins Duke Performances executive director Aaron Greenwald for a conversation about the evolution of the tenor saxophone in jazz — from Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young to Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, and beyond.

Free and open to the public
Light lunch provided by Pie Pushers

Marsalis will be performing with his ensemble, The Branford Marsalis Quartet, in Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium for a two-night engagement on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6.

Arts & Context is co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University, The Pinhook, and Pie Pushers.
Venue Information:
The Pinhook
117 W. Main St.
Durham, NC, 27701
http://thepinhook.com/