Renowned saxophone player Branford Marsalis and his jazz ensemble will perform in St. Petersburg in 2014.
The concert, presented by The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts, is set for April 3 at 7:30 p.m. at The Palladium Theater on the campus of St. Petersburg College.
Tickets, priced at $39, $49 and $59 and go on sale Aug. 16 at noon through mypalladium.org, by phone at (727) 822-3590 or at The Palladium Box Office, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg.
A virtuoso on soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, three-time Grammy winner and Tony nominee Branford Marsalis has set himself apart with his impeccable technique and improvisation.
Marsalis’ career has included leading “The Tonight Show” band for three years, performances with symphony orchestras, collaborations with Sting and the Grateful Dead and leading his own hip-hop tinged band Buckshot LeFonque. Marsalis has also composed scores for Broadway, including his score for August Wilson’s “Fences.”
His most recent recording, Four MFs Playin’ Tunes, was released in 2012 on his own label, Marsalis Music.