branford marsalis

Derrick Shezbie ‎– Spodie’s Back

Label: Qwest Records ‎– 9 45299-2
Format: CD, Album
Nation: US
Released: 1994
Genre: Jazz


Derrick Shezbie (trumpet); Branford Marsalis, Mark Turner, Mark Gross (saxophone); Corey Henry (trombone); Kirk Joseph (tuba); Victor “Red” Atkins, Kenny Kirkland, Ellis Marsalis (piano); Greg Williams, Robert Hurst (bass); Martin Butler, Herlin Riley, Jeff “Tain” Watts (drums).

1 Royal Garden Blues
2 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
3 Leroy Special
4 Dusk On The Delta
5 St. James Infirmary
6 Spodie’s Back
7 Back O’ Town Blues
8 I Have Found A New Baby
9 Paul Barbarin Secondline
10 Misty
11 Dancing At The Mardi Gras

Branford Marsalis – Zellerbach Theater, Berkeley, CA (01/16/93)


  • Label: Bootleg
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Released: 1993

Live recording dated 01/16/93
Place: Zellerbach Theater, Berkeley, CA


Tracks CD1:

  1. Intro
  2. Mr Steepee
  3. Skit-Dat-De-Dat (Armstrong)
  4. Stretto from the Ghetto
  5. Intro for Albert Collins
  6. Frosty (with Albert Collins)
  7. Lights Are On But Nobody’s Home (with Albert Collins)
  8. Black Cat Bone (with Albert Collins)
  9. Brother Trying To Catch A Cab (On The East Side) Blues


Tracks CD2:

  1. Down Home Blues  (with Linda Hopkins)
  2. Meet Me with Your Black Drawers On (with Albert Collins and Linda Hopkins)
  3. Whatever You Do, It’s Up To You ? (with Albert Collins and Linda Hopkins)


Branford Marsalis – Sax
Albert Collins – vocals and guitar
Linda Hopkins – vocals
Kenny Kirkland – piano
Robert Hurst III – bass
Jeff “Tain” Watts – drumss


Sting – William and Mary Hall – Williamsburg, VA 1985-11-08


kirkland liveLast night at William and Mary Hall, Sting, the celebrated British bass guitar-playing rocker, actor and former member of the Police, packed a dynamic performance for a near-capacity crowd of 8,600.

Serving up offerings of rhythm and blues, jazz, blues

Recorded 08-11-1985
City:  Williamsburg, New York
Place: William and Mary Hall  VA 23185, USA







  1. Shadows in the Rain
  2. Driven to Tears
  3. Consider Me Gone
  4. Children’s Crusade
  5. One World > Love Is The Seventh Wave  > One World
  6. We Work The Black Seam
  7. Bring On The Night > When The World Is Running
  8. Audience participation > Another Day
  9. Moon Over Bourbon Street
  10. Fortress Around Your Heart
  11. Low Life
  12. Chat to fade

Sting – voice
Kenny Kirkland: keyboards
Omar Hakim: Drums
Branford Marsalis : Sax



Robert Hurst – Presents Robert Hurst

  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Released: 1992

1. Down 4 The Cause
2. Detroit Red
3. Aycrigg
4. Joyce Faye
5. Incessant Lullaby
6. The Snake Charmer
7. Evidence
8. Walk Of The Negress
9. Blue Freeze
10. Bert’s Flirt
11. Devil’s Night In Motown
12. Incessant Lullaby… Bye


Marcus Belgrave Flugelhorn, Trumpet
Tom Brick Mastering
Cary Butler Assistant Engineer
Ron Carter Liner Notes
Robert Hurst Arranger, Bass, Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
Ralph Jones Bassoon, Clarinet (Bass)
Kenny Kirkland Guest Artist, Piano
Branford Marsalis Clarinet, Guest Artist, Sax (Alto), Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor)
Patrick Smith Engineer, Mixing, Producer
Kazunori Sugiyama Producer
Jeff “Tain” Watts Drums, Guest Artist