Randy Brecker

Born 27 November 1945.
Randy Brecker

Biography

Randal "Randy" Brecker (born November 27, 1945) is an American trumpeter and flugelhornist. His versatility in musical tastes have made him a sought-after player, equally accomplished in playing jazz, rock, and R&B. He has also worked as a studio player for many famous musicians. He has performed or recorded with Stanley Turrentine, Billy Cobham, Larry Coryell, Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed, Sandip Burman, Charles Mingus, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Horace Silver, Frank Zappa, Parliament-Funkadelic, Chris Parker, Jaco Pastorius, Dire Straits, Todd Rundgren, Blue Öyster Cult, Richard Barone, Spyro Gyra, Barbara Dennerlein and many others. In his formative years, Brecker studied trumpet with Bill Adam at Indiana University.

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  1. Review of 34th N Lex

    34th N Lex 2003

    Reviewed by Peter Marsh
    Trumpeter Randy Brecker goes for the urban groove on this latest release which teams...
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