Duke Performances

In Conversation: Branford Marsalis

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | 12:00 pm

The Pinhook


In this free lunchtime talk at The Pinhook in downtown Durham, renowned saxophonist, bandleader, and Durham resident Branford Marsalis joins Duke Performances executive director Aaron Greenwald for a conversation about the evolution of the tenor saxophone in jazz — from Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young to Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, and beyond.

Wednesday, October 3, 12-1 PM
The Pinhook
117 W. Main St.
Free and open to the public
Light lunch provided by Pie Pushers

Marsalis will be performing with his ensemble, The Branford Marsalis Quartet, in Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium for a two-night engagement on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6. Tickets and info available HERE.

Arts & Context is co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University, The Pinhook, and Pie Pushers.

Want to support forward-thinking artists and enhance Durham's performing arts community?

Donate to Duke Performances

$10
Tickets for Duke Students!

View all discount packages
Scroll Up