Timeline

  • 1990
    June

    The Russia House soundtrack

    Branford is the featured performer on the score and the soundtrack album of Australian movie director Fred Schepsi's film, "The Russia House," featuring Sean Connery.

  • 1990
    February

    Trio Jeepy Grammy nomination and other events

    Trio Jeepy is nominated for a Grammy for "Best Instrumental Performance" in both the Soloist and Group categories. 

    Branford maintains busy schedule playing national anthem at NBA All-Star game, performing at Rain Forest benefit in Los Angeles and narrating a special Black History Month series for NPR entitled "Bass Lines: The Reflections of Milt Hinton."

  • 1989
    June

    Trio Jeepy is released

  • 1989
    February

    Third Grammy nomination

    Random Abstract is nominated for "Best Jazz Instrumental Performance" in the Soloist or Group category.

  • 1988
    June

    Random Abstract is released, produced by Delfeayo, with Kirkland, Felix and Nash.

  • 1988
    January

    Branford receives second Grammy nomination

    Grammy awards bring second nomination, "Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist," for "Cottontail," a track from the Duke Ellington Orchestra's Digital Duke album (GRP).

  • 1987
    February

    Branford receives first Grammy nomination

    Royal Garden Blues, Branford's second jazz album on Columbia garners the saxophonist his first Grammy nomination for "Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist."

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