Finding Your Roots

Musical Royalty

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 1m 27s

Is musical talent tied to genetics? Branford Marsalis discusses his relative, Wellman Braud, a pioneering jazz bassist who played with jazz greats like Duke Ellington, and was one of the first musicians to employ the walking bassline.

Aired: 03/24/12

Rating: NR

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