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Award-winning musician Branford Marsalis brings acclaimed quartet to McCain

Thursday, March 31, 2016 

 

MANHATTAN — Spend "An Evening With Branford Marsalis," the three-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and his acclaimed quartet, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium as part of the McCain Performance Series.

Marsalis, who has toured with Sting, collaborated with the Grateful Dead and Bruce Hornsby, and spent three years as leader of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" band, was recently named a jazz master by the National Endowment for the Arts, the highest honor for jazz artists in the U.S. Joining Marsalis in his quartet are Joey Calderazzo, piano; Eric Revis, bass; and Justin Faulkner, drums.

Tickets for the "An Evening With Branford Marsalis" start at $19.50, plus applicable taxes and fees, and are available now at the McCain Auditorium box office, online at k-state.edu/mccain, or by calling 785-532-6428.

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Todd Holmberg
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trholm@k-state.edu

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McCain Performance Series

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Malorie Wagner
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maloriewagner@k-state.edu

At a glance

The McCain Performance Series will present "An Evening With Branford Marsalis" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in McCain Auditorium.