Branford Marsalis

Music Department | Soundtrack | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Throw Momma from the Train (1987) | Sea of Love (1989) | Sneakers (1992)
AWARDS 
7 wins More »
BORN 
Aug 26, 1960 (age 57)

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Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Great Buck HowardThe Great Buck Howard Performer ("Tonite Show with Jay Leno"), Writer ("Tonite Show with Jay Leno")  Less 2008 $748K / —
  • Primary photo for BewitchedBewitched Writer ("Tonite (Tonight Show Theme)") (uncredited)  Less 2005 $85MM $62MM / $131MM
  • Primary photo for Harry & Branford: A Duo OccasionHarry & Branford: A Duo Occasion (Video) Saxophone, Music Mixer, Music Performer, Executive Producer, Performer ("Chattanooga Choo Choo", "Brown Worlds", "Occasion", "Valentine's Day", "Good to be Home", "Virgoid", "I LIke Love More", "Spot", "Steve Lacy", "Light the Way", "Chanson du Vieux Carre"), Writer ("Occasion", "Steve Lacy")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for She Hate MeShe Hate Me Musician (score)  Less 2004 $8MM $365K / —
  • Primary photo for Osuofia in LondonOsuofia in London (Video) Composer (stock music) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 3 A.M.3 A.M. Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Once in the LifeOnce in the Life Composer, Conductor, Music Programmer, Musician (soprano saxophone), Orchestrator  Less 2000 $53K / —
  • Primary photo for GoosedGoosed Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Eve's BayouEve's Bayou Harry  Less 1997 $6MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for M'sieurs damesM'sieurs dames (Short) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for ClockersClockers Writer ("Reality Check")  Less 1995 $25MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Malcolm XMalcolm X Musician  Less 1992 $33MM $48MM / —
  • Primary photo for SneakersSneakers Musician  Less 1992 $35MM $51MM / $105MM
  • Primary photo for Bruce Hornsby feat. Bradford Marsalis: Barcelona MonaBruce Hornsby feat. Bradford Marsalis: Barcelona Mona (Video) Branford Marsalis  Less 1992 $100K
  • Primary photo for Branford Marsalis: The Music Tells YouBranford Marsalis: The Music Tells You Himself, Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Black to the Promised LandBlack to the Promised Land Composer, Performer ("Three Little Words")  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Without a PassWithout a Pass Buddy Warren, Composer, Music ("MURDER IN METROPOLIS"), Producer ("MURDER IN METROPOLIS")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Color of LoveThe Color of Love Composer  Less 1991 $400K
  • Primary photo for The Russia HouseThe Russia House Featured Musician (saxophone solo)  Less 1990 $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mo' Better BluesMo' Better Blues Party Guest  Less 1990 $10MM $16MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sea of LoveSea of Love Performer ("Lament")  Less 1989 $19MM $59MM / $111MM
  • Primary photo for Do the Right ThingDo the Right Thing Musician (tenor and soprano saxophone, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra)  Less 1989 $6.5MM $28MM / —
  • Primary photo for Branford Marsalis SteepBranford Marsalis Steep Himself, Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for School DazeSchool Daze Jordan, Musician, Soundtrack ("We've Already Said Goodbye (Before We Said Hello)")  Less 1988 $6.5MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sting: Englishman in New YorkSting: Englishman in New York (Video) Musician  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Throw Momma from the TrainThrow Momma from the Train Lester, Writer ("LARRY'S SONG", "THE HALLOWED TALES OF DELFBEAR")  Less 1987 $14MM $58MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sting: Fortress Around Your HeartSting: Fortress Around Your Heart (Video) Musician  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Sting: If You Love Somebody Set Them FreeSting: If You Love Somebody Set Them Free (Video) Branford Marsalis  Less 1985
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Bi no tsuboBi no tsubo (TV Series) Soundtrack (2 episodes, 2013), Writer ("A Thousand Autumns") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 2
    • Ryokucha (Jun 7, 2013) Soundtrack ("Maria")  Less
    • Sakura (Apr 5, 2013) Soundtrack ("Maria"), Writer ("A Thousand Autumns")  Less
  • Primary photo for Idool 2007Idool 2007 (TV Series) Writer ("Another Day") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Idols!Idols! (TV Series) Writer ("Another Day") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Workshop #3 (Dec 17, 2005) Writer ("Another Day")  Less
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Performer ("Makin' Whopee") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Idool 2004Idool 2004 (TV Series) Writer ("Another Day") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for A Huey P. Newton StoryA Huey P. Newton Story (TV Movie) Musician (soprano saxophone and tenor saxophone)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalThe New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (TV Mini-series) Host  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for Mr. and Mrs. LovingMr. and Mrs. Loving (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Musical Director (291 episodes, 1992), Musical Director (291 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992–1995 291
    • Episode #3.234 (Jan 5, 1995) Himself - Musical Director, Musical Director  Less
    • Episode #3.211 (Nov 28, 1994) Himself - Musical Director, Musical Director  Less
    • Episode #3.209 (Nov 24, 1994) Himself - Musical Director, Musical Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Branford Frog (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for BaseballBaseball (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Star Spangled Banner") (2 episodes, 1994), Arranger ("Star Spangled Banner") (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 2
    • Home (Sep 28, 1994) Arranger ("Star Spangled Banner"), Performer ("Star Spangled Banner")  Less
    • Our Game (Sep 18, 1994) Performer ("Star Spangled Banner")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) Duane (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for To My Daughter with LoveTo My Daughter with Love (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Forrest Wimbledon (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 2
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Horn of PlentyHorn of Plenty (TV Short) Cecil  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for ABC Afterschool SpecialsABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
Self (38 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Making a MarkMaking a Mark (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005

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