Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Branford Marsalis & Joey Calderazzo Duo: Inspirations and Methods

On their premiere duo format album, Songs of Mirth and Melancholy, Branford Marsalis (saxophones) and Joey Calderazzo (piano) reveal an ever deepening musical relationship and illuminate a shared belief in the importance of musicality over technicality. Marsalis Music goes behind the scenes during the recording of Songs of Mirth and Melancholy and brings you interview footage of Branford and Joey explaining the beginnings of their duo performances and the ways in which they approach the duo format as a venue unique from other types of musical collaborations.