Michael Brecker

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by Michael Brecker

Biography

29 March 1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 13 January 2007, New York City, New York, USA. Like many musicians of his generation, saxophonist Brecker was attracted in equal measure to R&B and the music of John Coltrane. In 1970, he left home for New York and joined his older brother Randy Brecker in the jazz rock band Dreams, led by drummer Billy Cobham. Subsequent gigs included work with Horace Silver, James Taylor and Yoko Ono. With his brother he formed the Brecker Brothers, which... Read more

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jazz
saxophone
fusion
contemporary jazz
funk
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