Branford Marsalis with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra: Creation

Celebrated saxophonist Branford Marsalis joins forces with one of his all-time favorite groups, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, for a tour-de-force of early 20th-century French music.
Released: 3/7/2001
Marsalis describes meeting and working with Orpheus, an orchestra without a conductor that reaches creative decisions by mutual consent.
Golliwogg Swings
Marsalis and company rediscover the true jazz heart of a Debussy’s chestnut.
Starting Slow
The album opens with three slow, lyrical pieces—which was not the way Marsalis originally envisioned it.
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