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Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker plays a concerto (2000)

August 2, 2000 - Michael Brecker and the Orchestra Sinfonica dell'Emilia-Romagna "Arturo Toscanini" conducted by Marcello Rota premiere John Psathas' sax concerto "Omnifenix" in Bologna<img…

Three Concerts with Richard Tee

Pianist extraordinaire, Richard Tee, who passed away today 27 years ago has been for almost 30 years a "top session keyboardist".Very much in demand, Richard has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click…

The Arista All Stars shine in Montreux (1978)

July 21, 1978 - The "Arista All Stars" - that is Mike Mainieri (Vb, perc), Michael Brecker (ts), Randy Brecker (tp), Warren Bernhardt (p), Steve Jordan (d), Steve Khan (g) and Tony Levin (b) - gather on the stage of at Montreux Jazz…

Pat Metheny and friends play in Jazz Baltica (2003)

July 6, 2003 - Pat Metheny gathers a few friends - that is Nils Landgren, Lars Danielsson, Wolfgang Haffner, Esbjörn Svensson and Michael Brecker - at "Jazz Baltica" in Salzau, Germany 00 ' width='190' height='161'/> Live' width='190'…

Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 68 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest…

Three Concerts with Peter Erskine

Drummer extraordinaire, Peter Erskine, who turns 66 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session drummer".Very much in demand, Peter has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click…

Happy Birthday Herbie Hancock

This day (April 12, 1940 ), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Herbert Jeffrey Herbie Hancock, an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : W/Kamasi Washington, Elena Pinderhughes - Chameleon (2019) . Actual Proof (Austin…

This week In Jazz Legends 47

John Lewis, Chick Corea & Hiromi Uehara, Keith Jarrett, Terry Lynn Carrington, Diana Krall, Eliane Elias, Jimmy Smith, George Duke, Maynard Ferguson, Tete Montoliu & Jackie Mclean , Michael Brecker, Gary Bartz . They are the "Jazz…

Singing (and Playing) With Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has performed with a myriad of artists, musicians and bands of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Ray Charles, George Benson, Fourplay, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker ,…

This week In Jazz Legends 38

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton. They are the "Jazz…

We remember Michael Brecker. ‘Ace Brecker’

This day (January 13, 2007), in New York City, New York, died Michael Brecker, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (2003) . Delta City Blues (1998) . Peep (1990) . w/ Bill Evans, Ernie…

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 36

Chucho Valdes, Michel Camilo, Tania Maria, Hiromi, Michel Legrand, Ben Sidran, Marcus Roberts, Dave Grusin, Bill Evans, Alice Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Tommy Flanagan, Big Tiny Little. They are the "Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)" selected…

Happy Birthday Joe Lovano. ‘Sounds of Joe’

This day (December 29, 1952), in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is born Joseph Salvatore Joe Lovano an American jazz saxophonist, alto clarinetist, flautist.Tracklist : Tapestry (2019) . w/ Dave Douglas Sound Prints - The Corner Tavern…

This week In Jazz Legends 33

Miles Davis, Kenny Garrett, Grover Washington Jr, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, Tony Bennett, Ahmad Jamal, Yusef Lateef, Arturo O'Farrill, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Cyrus Chestnut, Buster Williams, Lenny White,…