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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: November 4, 1944 | Died: July 23, 2010

Willem Breuker was a Dutch jazz bandleader, composer, arranger, saxophonist, and bass clarinetist.

In 1967, with percussionist Han Bennink and pianist Misha Mengelberg, he co-founded the Instant Composers Pool (ICP), with which he regularly performed until 1973. He was a member of the Globe Unity Orchestra and the Gunter Hampel Group.

In 1974 he began leading the 10-piece Willem Breuker Kollektief, which performed jazz in a theatrical and often unconventional manner, drawing elements from theater and vaudeville. With the group, he toured Western Europe, Russia, Australia, India, China, Japan, the United States, and Canada....
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Featured recording “At Ruta Maya Cafe”

At Ruta Maya Cafe

BVHAAST Records
2007
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    Willem Breuker 1944-2010

    BV Haast Records
    2012
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    At Ruta Maya Cafe

    BVHAAST Records
    2007
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    The Compositions Of Eric Dolphy

    BV Haast Records
    2006
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    De Knop [The Button]

    BV Haast Records
    2006
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    Faust, A Silent Movie (1926) - F.W. Murnau

    BV Haast Records
    2005
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    Jona

    BV Haast Records
    2005
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    Trommeln In Der Nacht/Tambours Dans La Nuit/Drums In The Night - The...

    BV Haast Records
    2004
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