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ContemporaryJazz(BranfordMarsalis
album)
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ContemporaryJazzisajazzalbumby
theBranfordMarsalisQuartet,featuring
BranfordMarsalis,EricRevis,Jeff"Tain"
Watts,andJoeyCalderazzowhichwas
recordedonDecember14,1999at
BearsvilleSoundStudiosinNewYork,
NewYork.

ContemporaryJazz

Contents
1 Reception
2 Tracklisting
3 Personnel
4 References
5 Externallinks

StudioalbumbyBranfordMarsalis
Quartet
Released August2000
Recorded December1999
Genre

Jazz

Length

1:13:50

Label

SonyMusic

Producer BranfordMarsalisandRob
"Wacko"Hunter
BranfordMarsalisQuartetchronology

Reception
ThealbumreceivedtheGrammyAward
forBestInstrumentalJazzPerformance,
IndividualorGroupin2000andreached
Number12ontheBillboardTopJazz
Albumschart.[1]

Requiem Contemporary Footstepsof


(1999)
Jazz
OurFathers
(2000)
(2002)

Professionalratings
Reviewscores
Source

Rating

[1]
Allmusic
InhisAllMusicreview,DavidR.Adlercalls
thealbum"aknockout,"sayingthe
quartet"deftly[executes]adizzyingseriesoftemposhiftsandsubtlecues,all
seamlesslyworkedintoafabricofextended,burningimprovisation."[1]Writingin
JazzTimes,WillardJenkinssaysthatMarsalis"showsclearevidencethathe'sfar
fromsatisfiedinhisquestforexcellenceonhishornsandwithhiscomposer'spen.
Writingwithanexceptionalsenseofrhythminparticular,Marsalischurnsoutan

[2]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contemporary_Jazz_(Branford_Marsalis_album)

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eightchaptergem"[2]TheBBC'sClassicalMusic.comcalledthealbum"packed
withharddriving,punchy,turnonadimequartetmusic,vigorouslyinteractive
andrazorsharp,yetpleasinglyinformalhardswinging,occasionallyvolcanic
performancesfromaquartetatthepeakofitspowers."[3]

Tracklisting
AllsongswrittenandcomposedbyBranfordMarsalis,exceptwhereindicated.
No. Title

Length

1. "IntheCrease"

6:49

2. "Requiem"

6:49

3. "Elysium"

16:03

4. "CheektoCheek"(IrvingBerlin)

8:47

5. "TainMutiny"

8:23

6. "Ayanna"(EricRevis)

6:03

7. "CountroniousRex"(Jeff"Tain"Watts)

17:26

Personnel
BranfordMarsalisSaxophones
EricRevis,bass
Jeff"Tain"Watts,drums
JoeyCalderazzo,piano

References
1.Adler,DavidR."ContemporaryJazz".AllMusic.Retrieved20141201.
2."ContemporaryJazz,BranfordMarsalisQuartet".JazzTimes.October2000.Retrieved
20141201.
3."Collection:ContemporaryJazz,BranfordMarsalisQuartet".ClassicalMusic.com
(BBC).Retrieved20141201.

Externallinks
BranfordMarsalis.com
(http://www.branfordmarsalis.com/albums/contemporaryjazz)
Retrievedfrom"https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?
title=ContemporaryJazz(BranfordMarsalisalbum)&oldid=638525061"
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