Jazz News

November 23, 2020

Branford & Wynton on the cover of Town&Country

Sasha Frere-Jones

Branford and Wynton Marsalis Are Keeping New York's Jazz Scene Alive

New York is not the birthplace of jazz but rather its town square, where discipline is sharpened and lessons are taught. In the late 1970s and early ’80s two brothers from New Orleans came to New York. First, the trumpeter Wynton Marsalis moved to Harlem, then his older brother, saxophonist Branford, arrived in Brooklyn. In the 40 years since then, the Marsalis brothers have done more than most to celebrate jazz in and through the city.

Read the full article at Town&Country.