Braxton Cook

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room. Inspired by the world’s legendary listening rooms, Judson’s Live includes a 90-minute experience with a 50-minute performance. Enjoy world-class cocktails and small plates while you’re here. The atmosphere is low-key, highly creative and always with a stylish slant.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Braxton Cook is an Emmy Award-winning artist and one of this generation’s most exciting emerging voices in the Jazz world. Braxton grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland. In 2013, Braxton was selected as a semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. In 2015, he graduated from The Juilliard School where he studied Jazz Composition. While a student at Juilliard,Braxton toured with Grammy Award-nominated trumpeter Christian Scott and became a long-term member in Christian’s band honing his skills on the road. He has also toured and performed with Christian McBride Big Band, Jon Batiste and Marquis Hill among others.

In 2017, Fader Magazine named Braxton a “JazzMarvel” and “Jazz Prodigy.” And shortly after, Braxton was listed as Top Five Jazz Artist to Watch (alongside Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington, Butcher Brown,and Kris Bowers) in the 2018 June Issue of Ebony Magazine. Braxton has released six projects: his debut EP Sketch (2014), Braxton Cook Meets Butcher Brown(2015), Somewhere in Between (2017), No Doubt (2018), Fire Signs (2020), and Who Are You When No One Is Watching (2023). Braxton currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with his wife and son.

Presented By:
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Dates:
June 6, 2024
Price:
From $40
Time:
7 p.m. & 9 p.m.

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room. Inspired by the world’s legendary listening rooms, Judson’s Live includes a 90-minute experience with a 50-minute performance. Enjoy world-class cocktails and small plates while you’re here. The atmosphere is low-key, highly creative and always with a stylish slant.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Braxton Cook is an Emmy Award-winning artist and one of this generation’s most exciting emerging voices in the Jazz world. Braxton grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland. In 2013, Braxton was selected as a semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. In 2015, he graduated from The Juilliard School where he studied Jazz Composition. While a student at Juilliard,Braxton toured with Grammy Award-nominated trumpeter Christian Scott and became a long-term member in Christian’s band honing his skills on the road. He has also toured and performed with Christian McBride Big Band, Jon Batiste and Marquis Hill among others.

In 2017, Fader Magazine named Braxton a “JazzMarvel” and “Jazz Prodigy.” And shortly after, Braxton was listed as Top Five Jazz Artist to Watch (alongside Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington, Butcher Brown,and Kris Bowers) in the 2018 June Issue of Ebony Magazine. Braxton has released six projects: his debut EP Sketch (2014), Braxton Cook Meets Butcher Brown(2015), Somewhere in Between (2017), No Doubt (2018), Fire Signs (2020), and Who Are You When No One Is Watching (2023). Braxton currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with his wife and son.