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Randy Brecker

Randy Brecker
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Randal Edward "Randy" Brecker (born November 27, 1945) is an American trumpeter and flugelhornist. His versatility in different musical genres has made him a sought-after player, equally accomplished in playing jazz, rock, and R&B. He has also worked as a studio player for many famous musicians. He has performed or recorded with Stanley Turrentine, Billy Cobham, Larry Coryell, Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed, Sandip Burman, Charles Mingus, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Horace Silver, Frank Zappa, Parliament-Funkadelic, Chris Parker, Jaco Pastorius, Dire Straits, Todd Rundgren, Blue Öyster Cult, Richard Barone, Spyro Gyra, Barbara Dennerlein, and many others. Along with his brother, saxophonist Michael Brecker, he had the successful Brecker Brothers band, active from the mid-70s off and on into the 90s.
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Releases on file (14)
Oz Noy — Who Gives a Funk Oz Noy — Who Gives a Funk
(Bandcamp no#, 2016, DL)
Randy Brecker — RandyPop! Randy Brecker — RandyPop!
(Piloo Records, 2015, CD)
Panzerballett — Tank Goodness Panzerballett — Tank Goodness
(Gentle Art of Music GAOM 012, 2012, CD)
Mike Gibbs — Nonsequence Mike Gibbs — Nonsequence
(Provocateur PVC 1027, 2001, CD)
Andy Summers — Peggy's Blue Skylight Andy Summers — Peggy's Blue Skylight
(BMG 09026-63679-2, 2000, CD)
Jaco Pastorius — Invitation Jaco Pastorius — Invitation
(Warner Bros 9362-47909-2, 1983/2001, CD)
Billy Cobham — Inner Conflicts Billy Cobham — Inner Conflicts
(Wounded Bird WOU 9174, 1978/2000, CD)
Jaco Pastorius — Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius — Jaco Pastorius
(Epic PE 33949, 1976, LP)
Billy Cobham — Shabazz Billy Cobham — Shabazz
(Wounded Bird WOU 8139, 1975/2006, CD)
Billy Cobham — Crosswinds Billy Cobham — Crosswinds
(Wounded Bird WOU 7300, 1974/2000, CD)
Michael Gibbs & Gary Burton — In the Public Interest Michael Gibbs & Gary Burton — In the Public Interest
(Polydor 2383 252, 1974, LP)
Billy Cobham — Total Eclipse Billy Cobham — Total Eclipse
(Wounded Bird WOU 8121, 1974/2000, CD)
Dreams — Imagine My Surprise Dreams — Imagine My Surprise
(Sony Music A 28333, 1971/1997, CD)
Dreams — Dreams Dreams — Dreams
(Columbia CK 47906, 1970/1992, CD)

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