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Randy Brecker

Jazz trumpeter and composer Randy Brecker has helped shape the sound of jazz, R&B and rock for more than four decades. His trumpet and flugelhorn performances have graced hundreds of albums by a wide range of artists from James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen and Parliament/Funkadelic to Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, Jaco Pastorius and Frank Zappa.

Born in 1945 in Philadelphia to a musical family, Randy’s musical talent was nurtured from an early age. He attended Indiana University from 1963-66 studying with Bill Adam, David Baker and Jerry Coker and later moved to New York where he landed gigs with such prominent bands as Clark Terry’s Big Bad Band, the Duke Pearson Big Band and the Thad Jones Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra.

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Albums

RandyPOP!
RandyPOP!
Piloo Records and Productions LLC
2015
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Dearborn Station
Dearborn Station
Jazzed Media
2015
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Night in Calisia
Night in Calisia
Summit Records
2013
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Randy Brecker: The Brecker Brothers Band Reunion
Randy Brecker: The...
Piloo Records and Productions LLC
2013
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Randy Brecker with DR Big Band: The Jazz Ballad Song Book
Randy Brecker with DR...
Half Note Records
2011
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Nostaglic Journey: Tykocin Jazz Suite
Nostaglic Journey:...
Summit Records
2009
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  • A Night In Calisia
    A Night In Calisia
    Randy Brecker /Wlodek Pawlik Trio
    Randy Brecker plays Wlodek...
  • Sambop
    Sambop
    Randy Brecker
    Randy in Brasil

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