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Randy Brecker

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Randy Brecker
Randy Brecker in 2018
Algemene informatie
Volledige naam Randal Edward Brecker
Geboren 27 november 1945
Geboorteplaats Cheltenham
Vlag van de Verenigde Staten
 Verenigde Staten
Jaren actief 1968-heden
Genre(s) Jazz, fusion, funk, R&B, rock
Instrument(en) Trompet, bugel
Officiële website
(en) AllMusic-profiel
(en) Discogs-profiel
(en) IMDb-profiel
(en) MusicBrainz-profiel

Randal (Randy) Brecker (Cheltenham (Pennsylvania), 27 november 1945) is een Amerikaanse trompettist en bugelspeler.

Brecker speelt jazz, rock en R&B en heeft opgetreden en muziek opgenomen met onder anderen Stanley Turrentine, Billy Cobham, Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed, Sandip Burman, Charles Mingus, Michel Legrand, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Horace Silver, Frank Zappa, Parliament-Funkadelic, Chris Parker, Jaco Pastorius, Dire Straits, Todd Rundgren, Blue Öyster Cult, Richard Barone, Spyro Gyra en Barbara Dennerlein.

Samen met zijn broer Michael Brecker (1949-2007) trad Randy op onder de naam Brecker Brothers.


Het platenlabel dat de opname uitgebracht heeft, staat achter elke release.

Als leider

  • Score (1969) Blue Note
  • The Brecker Brothers (1975) Arista
  • Back to Back - The Brecker Brothers (1976) Arista
  • Don't Stop the Music - The Brecker Brothers(1977) Arista
  • The Atlantic Family Live in Montreaux (1977)
  • Heavy Metal Bebop - The Brecker Brothers (1978) Arista
  • Detente - The Brecker Brothers (1980) Arista
  • Straphangin' - The Brecker Brothers (1981) Arista
  • Amanda(1985) Passport
  • In the Idiom (1986) Denon
  • Live at Sweet Basil (1988) GNP Crescendo
  • Toe to Toe (1990) MCA
  • Return of the Brecker Brothers - The Brecker Brothers (1992) GRP
  • Out of the Loop - The Brecker Brothers (1994) GRP
  • Into the Sun (1995) Concord Jazz
  • Katewalk - Lew Del Gatto (1997) Naxos Jazz
  • Hangin' in the City (2001) ESC
  • 34th N Lex (2003) ESC
  • Some Skunk Funk" (2006) BHM
  • Some Skunk Funk - with Michael Brecker (2005) Telarc
  • Box of Photographs (2005) - Johnny Rodgers & The Johnny Rodgers Band
  • Unprecedented Clarity - Pitch Pine Project with Randy Brecker (2007) Challenge Records
  • Randy in Brasil (2008) Summit Records/MAMA Records

Als sideman

Met Arkadia Jazz All Stars

  • Thank You, Joe!

Met Aerosmith

  • Get Your Wings - (1974)

Met Patti Austin

  • End of a Rainbow (CTI, 1976)

Met Gato Barbieri

  • Chapter Three: Viva Emiliano Zapata (Impulse!, 1974)

Met George Benson

  • Good King Bad (CTI, 1975)

Met Carla Bley

  • Night-Glo (Watt)

Met Blood Sweat & Tears

  • Child Is Father to the Man - (1968) Columbia

Met Ron Carter

  • Anything Goes (Kudu, 1975)

Met Hubert Laws

  • The Chicago Theme (CTI, 1974)

Met Yusef Lateef

  • In a Temple Garden (CTI, 1979)

Met Brother Jack McDuff

  • Who Knows What Tomorrow's Gonna Bring? - (1970) Blue Note

Met Alphonse Mouzon

  • Funky Snakefoot - (1973) Blue Note

Met Jaco Pastorius

  • Jaco Pastorius - (1976)
  • Invitation - (1983)

Met Duke Pearson

  • Introducing Duke Pearson's Big Band - (1967) Blue Note
  • Now Hear This - (1968) Blue Note

Met Lou Reed

  • Berlin - (1973) RCA

Met Todd Rundgren

  • Something/Anything? (1972) Bearsville
  • A Wizard, a True Star (1973) Bearsville
  • Todd (1973) Bearsville

Met Don Sebesky

  • Giant Box (CTI, 1973)
  • The Rape of El Morro (CTI, 1975)

Met Horace Silver

  • In Pursuit of the 27th Man - (1972) Blue Note
  • A Prescription for the Blues - (1997) Impulse!

Met Miroslav Vitous


  • A New Kind of Blue - (2004)
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