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Gordon Brisker

ts, 1937-2004 US, Cincinnati
Musician of Jazz

Gordon Brisker (November 6, 1937, Cincinnati, Ohio – September 10, 2004) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Brisker began on piano as a child, and studied reed instruments at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He played with Ralph Marterie before enrolling in the Berklee College of Music. Following this he worked with Al Belletto, Bill Berry, and Woody Herman (1960–63), then moved to New York City, where he played with Louie Bellson and Gerry Mulligan. After a short time back in Cincinnati, Brisker then moved to Los Angeles, where he worked extensively as a studio musician. From 1983 to 1985, Brisker taught at Berklee, and during this time also arranged for Herb Pomeroy; after 1985 he returned to Los Angeles. He recorded extensively with Anita O'Day and Bobby Shew among others, and

  • Tenor sax
  • Flute
  • Bariton sax
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
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Title Artist Year Type
CornerstoneGordon Brisker Featuring Tom Harrell1984Album
Collective ConsciousnessGordon Brisker1981Album
Spondance By Jim DohertyJim Doherty, Louis Stewart, Bobby Shew, Bob Sheppard, Gordon Brisker, Randy Aldcroft, Tom Warrington, Billy MintzAlbum
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