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Randy Sandke

Randy Sandke has performed at festivals, clubs, and concerts around the world. He has toured Europe over forty times and performed extensively throughout Japan, the U.S., Canada, and India.

Randy has recorded over twenty albums as a leader, primarily on the Concord, Nagel-Heyer, and Evening Star label. A recent discography, published by the Dutch jazz scholar Gerard Beilderman, runs to 53 pages. Among the artists Mr. Sandke has recorded with include the instrumentalists Michael Brecker, Benny Goodman, Kenny Barron, Dick Hyman, Mulgrew Miller, Bill Charlap, Eric Reed, Frank Wess, Ray Anderson, Chris Potter, Sweets Edison, Flip Phillips, Scott Hamilton, Wycliffe Gordon, Warren Vache, and Mel Lewis. Singers include Mel Torme, Jon Hendricks, Rosemary Clooney, Cab Calloway, John Pizzarelli, Gregory Hines, Art Garfunkel, Barbara Carroll, Dr. John, Karrin Allyson, Susannah McCorkle, as well as appearances with Diane Reeves, Sting, Elton John, Billy Joel, Bette Midler, James Taylor, Chaka Khan, Ruth Brown, Billy Eckstine, and Joe Williams.

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Albums

Unconventional Wisdom
Unconventional Wisdom
Arbors Records
2008
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The Subway Ballet
The Subway Ballet
Evening Star Records
2006
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Trumpet After Dark
Trumpet After Dark
Evening Star Records
2005
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The Mystic Trumpeter
The Mystic Trumpeter
Evening Star Records
2005
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Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger

2003
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Mainstream Meets the New Music
Mainstream Meets the...
nagel heyer records
2002
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