The best Branford Marsalis’s movies

Branford Marsalis

Branford Marsalis

26/08/1960 (63 años)
We present our ranking of the best Branford Marsalis’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Branford Marsalis.
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Throw Momma From the Train

Throw Momma From the Train
6.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 11/12/1987
  • Character: Lester
Larry Donner, an author with a cruel ex-wife, teaches a writing workshop in which one of his students, Owen, is fed up with his domineering mother. When Owen watches a Hitchcock classic that seems to mirror his own life, he decides to put the movie's plot into action and offers to kill Larry's ex-wife, if Larry promises to murder his mom. Before Larry gets a chance to react to the plan, it seems that Owen has already set things in motion.

Eve's Bayou

Eve's Bayou
7.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 07/11/1997
  • Character: Harry
Summer heats up in rural Louisiana beside Eve’s Bayou, 1962, as the Batiste family tries to survive the secrets they’ve kept and the betrayals they’ve endured.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Legacy Brought to Screen

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Legacy Brought to Screen
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 18/12/2020
  • Character: Self
Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, George C. Wolfe and more share the heart, soul and history that brought August Wilson's timeless play to the screen.

School Daze

School Daze
6.1/10
Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.

Sting - Bring on the Night

Sting - Bring on the Night
7.5/10
Bring on the Night is a 1985 documentary film, that focuses on the jazz-inspired project and band led by the British musician Sting during the early stages of his solo career. Some of the songs, whose recording sessions are featured in the film, appeared on his debut solo album The Dream of the Blue Turtles. Each musician in the band through the course of the film is interviewed.

Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist

Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist
6.6/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 17/04/2021
  • Character: Self
An intimate look at the Oscar-nominated actor’s incomparable artistry, and the acting process which informed his transformative performances. Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, George C. Wolfe, Branford Marsalis, Phylicia Rashad and more take us behind the scenes to explore Boseman's extraordinary commitment to his craft.

Sting: Live In Berlin

Sting: Live In Berlin
8.2/10
  • Genre: Music
  • Release: 22/11/2010
  • Character: Saxophone
Culled from Sting's critically acclaimed world tour, Symphonicity, this exclusive live CD/DVD compilation features many of his greatest hits, including "Roxanne," "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic," "King Of Pain," "Fields Of Gold," and more, all re-imagined for symphonic arrangement. Featuring special guest Branford Marsalis on select tracks, this live concert experience is quintessential Symphonicity! [Tracklist:] 01 A Thousand Years 02 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic 03 Englishman In New York 04 Roxanne 05 When We Dance 06 Russians 07 I Hung My Head 08 Why Should I Cry For You? 09 Whenever I Say Your Name 10 This Cowboy Song 11 Tomorrow We'll See 12 Moon Over Bourbon Street 13 The End Of The Game 14 You Will Be My Ain True Love 15 All Would Envy 16 Mad About You 17 King Of Pain 18 Every BreathcYoun Take 19 Desert Rose 20 She's Too Good For Me 21 Fragile 22 I Was Brought To My Senses (Intro)

Spike Lee & Company: Do It a Cappella

Spike Lee & Company: Do It a Cappella
8.2/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 01/01/1990
  • Character: Self
A 1990 PBS documentary around the topic of A cappella music. Artists that performed as part of the documentary include The Mint Juleps, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Rockapella and The Persuasions. It also stars Spike Lee, Debbie Allen and a cameo appearance by Samuel L. Jackson.

Before the Music Dies

Before the Music Dies
7.6/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 02/11/2006
  • Character: Self - Musician
B4MD tells the story of American music at this precarious moment. Filmakers Andrew Shapter and Joel Rasmussen traveled the country, hoping to understand why mainstream music seems so packaged and repetitive, and whether corporations really had the power to silence musical innovation. The answers they found on this journey are what makes B4MD both riveting and exciting.

Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone

Everyday Sunshine:  The Story of Fishbone
7.6/10
.From the shifting faultlines of Hollywood fantasies and the economic and racial tensions of Reagan's America, Fishbone rose and became one of the most original bands of the last 25 years. With a blistering combination of punk and funk they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and the political order of the music industry and of the nation. EVERYDAY SUNSHINE is about music, history, fear, courage and funking on the one.

Branford Marsalis: Steep

Branford Marsalis: Steep
Recorded live on 13th November, 1987, at the Spirit Square Arts Centre, North Carolina, USA.

Sting and Gil Evans: Strange Fruit

Sting and Gil Evans: Strange Fruit
  • Release: 01/01/1987
  • Character: tenor sax
In this 1987 film from Italy's Perugia Jazz Festival, Sting joins jazz keyboardist Gil Evans for a once-in-a-lifetime performance. The concert blends both artists' distinctive styles into a fusion that brings new shades to each song. Tracks include "Up from the Skies," "There Comes a Time," "Strange Fruit," "Walking on the Moon," "Synchronicity," "Message in a Bottle," "Consider Me Gone," "Roxanne" and "Murder by Numbers."

The Marsalis Family: A Jazz Celebration

The Marsalis Family: A Jazz Celebration
  • Release: 01/01/2003
  • Character: saxophone
Family - The legendary Marsalis jazz family steps into the spotlight with this celebration of their collective careers. Ellis, Branford, Delfeayo, Jason and Wynton are joined by a host of special guests as they work through classic tracks such as "Swingin' at the Haven," "Wynton Speaks," "Saint James Infirmary" and many more standards that the Marsalis family members make their own via their inimitable playing. - Harry Connick Jr., Branford Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis

Branford Marsalis: A Love Supreme Live In Amsterdam

Branford Marsalis: A Love Supreme Live In Amsterdam
  • Release: 11/04/2003
  • Character: Tenor saxophone
Branford Marsalis' extended performance of "A Love Supreme" provides his audience with 49 minutes of continuous improvisation. Memorable to all dedicated jazz listeners, John Coltrane's repeated theme occupies the quartet's focus throughout this heartfelt celebration. Marsalis revs it up. He reaches deep inside himself to communicate with the jazz spirits. Cascading furiously and swinging hard through most of the suite, he explores the intensity that Coltrane espoused.

David S. Ware

David S. Ware
  • Release: 01/10/1999
  • Character: Himself
A documentary about saxophonist David S. Ware.

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