Crazy People Music is released
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.
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."
Trio Jeepy is released
Third Grammy nomination
Random Abstract is nominated for "Best Jazz Instrumental Performance" in the Soloist or Group category.
Random Abstract is released, produced by Delfeayo, with Kirkland, Felix and Nash.
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).