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Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling set for Bucharest Jazz Festival / Romania-Insider.com

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Several Grammy winners will headline this year's edition of the Bucharest Jazz Festival, an event taking place between July 5 and July 9 in the George Enescu square of the capital. One of them is American jazz vocalist and composer Kurt Elling. He will be the special guest of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, led by American saxophonist, composer and bandleader Branford Marsalis (pictured), one of the most respected U.S. jazz musicians.

Kurt Elling won the Best Jazz Vocal Album Grammy in 2009 for Dedicated to You. Branford Marsalis Quartet won a Grammy award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album in 2010 for Contemporary Jazz. More recently, Branford Marsalis Quartet and Kurt Elling collaborated for Upward Spiral, also nominated at the Grammy awards. They will perform on July 8, starting 21:30.

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