- Saxophonist and composer
- His father, Ellis Marsalis was pianist and jazz teacher, and his mother was a jazz singer. Three brothers are also jazz musicians.
- He has collaborated with musicians such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Bruce Hornsby, Harry Connick, Jr., Sting, and the Grateful Dead.
- Was music director of The Tonight Show (with Jay Leno) for 3 years
- Has acted in a few movies and television
- Won several awards including 3 Grammys with the his father and brothers
- Has taught at several universities and workshops
- Composed music for broadway shows
Extras for Plus Members
- Branford Marsalis poster (PDF)