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Rose Theater

Branford Marsalis Quartet

with Citizens of the Blues

What To Expect

  • One of jazz’s most renowned and longest-running bands playing music like no one else
  • Selections from the quartet’s brand-new album, featuring new originals by Marsalis and his bandmates
  • Free pre-concert discussion about the music and artists at 7pm (Friday, Feb 28 Only)

The multi-Grammy Award–winning Branford Marsalis Quartet is a standard-bearer of modern instrumental jazz. In a concert season loaded with big ideas and premier collaborations, the story of tonight’s show is simply one of jazz’s longest-running bands playing extraordinary music like no one else.

The group will play music from the brand-new record, The Secrets Between the Shadow and the Soul, featuring new originals by Marsalis and members of the band, as well as a couple of upbeat selections by Keith Jarrett and Andrew Hill. Ask Marsalis what the album title means, and he’ll tell you, “There is no further explanation—it’s just a nice sound.”

We don’t need to know anything more to be excited for the return of the ever-evolving, always-superb Branford Marsalis Quartet.

As a bonus, the show will start with an opening set by Citizens of the Blues, a quartet featuring some of the finest young musicians on the scene: Anthony Hervey, Isaiah J. Thompson, Philip Norris, and Domo Branch.

Visitor Info

Box Office

Broadway and 60th Street

Ground Floor



Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm

Sun, 12pm-6pm




90 Minutes without Intermission