Randy Brecker

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Randy Brecker
Brecker performing at Kongsberg Jazzfestival, Norway, in 2018
Brecker performing at Kongsberg Jazzfestival, Norway, in 2018
Background information
Birth nameRandal Edward Brecker
Born (1945-11-27) November 27, 1945 (age 77)
Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenresJazz, jazz fusion, funk, R&B, rock
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsTrumpet, flugelhorn
LabelsBlue Note, Arista, GNP Crescendo, MCA, GRP, Naxos, Telarc, MAMA, Denon
Websitewww.randybrecker.com

Randal Edward Brecker (born November 27, 1945) is an American trumpeter,[1] flugelhornist, and composer. In 1977 he founded the jazz club Seventh Avenue South.[2] He won six Grammy Awards.

References[change | change source]

  1. Carr, Ian; Fairweather, Digby; Priestley, Brian (2004). The Rough Guide to Jazz. Rough Guides. pp. 105–. ISBN 9781843532569. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  2. "Seventh Avenue South | - Legendärer Jazzclub in Manhatten". Jazzband Live (in German). Retrieved 2020-02-17.