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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: November 27, 1945

Randy Brecker has been shaping the sound of Jazz, R and B and Rock for more than three decades. His trumpet and flugelhorn performances have graced hundreds of albums by a wide range of artists from James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, Chaka Khan, George Benson and Parliament- Funkadelics to Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, David Sanborn, Horace Silver, Jaco Pastorius and Frank Zappa.

Randy Brecker's history is as varied as it is distinguished. Born (1945) in Philadelphia to a piano-playing father, Randy spent summers in stage-band camps where he got his earliest experience in ensemble playing. He began playing RandB and funk in local bar bands while in his teens, but at the same time he had an ear for hard bop. “I'd listen to Sonny Rollins, Lee Morgan, Miles' Quintets, Art Blakey, Horace Silver, the Clifford Brown/Max Roach group.”...
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Featured recording “Dearborn Station”

Dearborn Station

Jazzed Media
2015
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    Dearborn Station

    Jazzed Media
    2015
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    Randy Brecker: The Brecker Brothers Band Reunion

    Piloo Records and Productions LLC
    2013
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    Night in Calisia

    Summit Records
    2013
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    Randy Brecker with DR Big Band: The Jazz Ballad Song Book

    Half Note Records
    2011
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    Nostalgic Journey: Tykocin Jazz Suite

    Verve Records
    2009
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    Nostaglic Journey: Tykocin Jazz Suite

    Summit Records
    2009
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    Randy in Brasil

    MAMA Records
    2008
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