Randy Brecker

Blessed with a bold tone and hard bop-informed improvisational chops, trumpeter Randy Brecker is both a jazz titan and a journeyman with a decades-long career marked by having led one of the most successful crossover fusion outfits, the Brecker Brothers, alongside his brother, saxophonist Michael Brecker. After emerging in the late '60s as a member of both Horace Silver and Art Blakey's groups, Brecker quickly established himself as an in-demand session player, often working with his brother and appearing on countless recordings across various genres, including albums by James Brown, Todd Rundgren, Lou Reed, Aerosmith, George Benson, and many more. There were even more jazz dates, including sessions with Hal Galper, Larry Coryell, Billy Cobham, and others. With the launch of the funk-influenced Brecker Brothers in the mid-'70s, he rose to the top echelon of crossover stars of the...

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Albums featuring Randy Brecker

5 records