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Joshua Breakstone

Born: July 22, 1955    Primary Instrument: Guitar, electric

Joshua Breakstone

”Fire in velvet. A fitting description of Joshua Breakstone's jazz guitar,” wrote Paul Weidman in The Sante Fe New Mexican. “His flowing lines on up-tempo cookers are impeccably clean and fiery, bearing the mark of a first-rate improviser, while his chordal work on heartbreaker ballads is the final word in finesse,” has raved Guitar Player magazine. Japan's Jazz Hihyo (aka Jazz Critique) recognizes that “The style in which Joshua develops his fluid single-note solos used to be thought of as the Grant Green school, but now this man leads the school.” Downbeat also has written that “There is no shortage of young, knock-out jazz guitarists about us these days. And Joshua Breakstone is among the best of them.”...
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No One New
with Lisle Atkinson, Eliot Zigmund.
Capri Records, 74095-2, 1/8/09.

Memoire: The French Sessions, vol. 2
with Louis Petrucciani, Christian Ton Ton Salut.
Capri Records, 74070-2, 8/25/04.

A Jamais
with Louis Petrucciani, Joel Allouche.
Capri Records, 74065-2, 8/29/03.

Tomorrow's Hours
Joshua Breakstone Plays The Music of Wes Montgomery
with Earl Sauls, Keith Copeland.
Capri Records, 74054-2, 8/30/01.

The Music Of Bud Powell
with Earl Sauls, Keith Copeland.
Double-Time Records DTRCD-172, 6/7/00.

Japanese Songs
with Earl Sauls, Al Harewood.
Special Collectors Limited Edition of 1000, 7/22/99.

This Just In
with Sid Simmons, Dennis Irwin, Kenny Washington.
Double-Time Records DTRCD-149, 2/17/99.

Let's Call This Monk
with Dennis Irwin, Mickey Roker.
Double-Time Records, DTRCD-121, 12/11/96.

Sittin' On The Thing With Ming
with Kenny Barron, Ray Drummond, Keith Copeland.
Capri Records 74042-2, 1/29/93.

Remembering Grant Green
with Jack McDuff, Al Harewood, Kenny Barron, Ray Drummond, Keith Copeland.
Paddle Wheel Records KICJ-169, 1/29/93 and 3/5/93.

Oh! Darling
with Kenny Barron, Dennis Irwin, Kenny Washington.
Paddle Wheel Records KICJ-123, 6/92.

I Want To Hold Your Hand
with Kenny Barron, Dennis Irwin, KennyWashington.
Paddle Wheel Records KICJ-122, 6/92.

Walk Don't Run
with Kenny Barron, Dennis Irwin, Kenny Washington.
King Records KICJ-79, 8/26/91.

Nine By Three
with Dennis Irwin, Kenny Washington.
Contemporary Records CCD-14062-2, 10/30/90.

Self Portrait In Swing
with Kenny Barron, Dennis Irwin, Kenny Washington.
Contemporary Records CCD-14050-2, 1/18/89.

Evening Star
with Jimmy Knepper, Tommy Flanagan, Dave Shapiro, Keith Copeland.
Contemporary Records C-14040, 12/11/87.

Echoes with Pepper Adams, Kenny Barron, Dennis Irwin, Keith Copeland. Contemporary Records C-14025, 2/19/86.

Four Over Four Equals One with Kenny Barron, Earl Sauls, Victor Jones. Sonora Records SA-322, 12/21/84.

Wonderful! with Barry Harris, Leroy Williams, Earl Sauls. Sonora Records SA-222, 5/24/83.

Sideman Mood Swings, by Carla White with Lew Tabakin, Peter Madsen, Phil Bowler, Tim Horner. Milestone Records M-9159, 4/88.

The Book Of The Heart, by Glen Hall with JoAnne Brackeen, Cecil McBee, Billy Hart. Sonora Records SA-101, 5/79.

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