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Randy Brecker

tr, fh, *1945 US, Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Randal Edward Brecker Randroid (2) Ronald Brecker

American jazz trumpeter born on November 27th, 1945, in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania. He was married to Eliane Elias, with whom he has a daughter, named Amanda Elias Brecker. His brother, the late Michael Brecker, was a jazz saxophonist. In 2010, he married saxophonist Ada Rovatti.

  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Bass guitar
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
Plays With
Andy LaVerne Quartet
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Blood, Sweat And Tears
Bob Mintzer Big Band
Child Is Father To The Man
CTI All-Stars
Dalia Faitelson's Global Sound
Das Pferd
Don Grolnick Group
Duke Pearson's Big Band
GRP All-Star Big Band
Hal Galper Quintet
Harlem River Drive
Jaco Pastorius Big Band
Kerry Strayer Septet
Loren Schoenberg And His Jazz Orchestra
Man Doki Soulmates
Marc Copland Quintet
Mike Mainieri & Friends
Milky Way
Mingus Big Band
Mingus Dynasty
N.Y. All Stars
Pond Life
Randy Brecker Quintet
Renolds Jazz Orchestra
Rolf Kühn Group
Ron McClure Quartet
The Brecker Brothers
The David Liebman Quintet
The Domenic Troiano Band
The Eleventh House
The George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band
The Horace Silver Quintet
The Jack Wilkins Quartet
The Jamie Baum Group
The Jazz Composer's Orchestra
The New York All Stars
The Pond Life Orchestra
White Elephant
Woody Witt Quintet
The Love Symphony Orchestra
Tatsuro Yamashita
Wing And A Prayer Fife And Drum Corps.
Tony Rallo & The Midnite Band
Walter Bishop, Jr.
Charles Earland And Odyssey
The Chartbusters
Eijiro Nakagawa
The Cecil Holmes Soulful Sounds
The Post-Pop Space-Rock Be-Bop Gospel Tabernacle Orchestra And Chorus
Paul Mauriat Plus
Children Of All Ages
Shez Raja
Mingus Orchestra
Blue Montreux
Martee Lebous
La Bohème
Jazz Group 90
The Cats
A House Full Of Love
A NYC Tribute
Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band
The Fusion Syndicate
Akira Inoue Band
Kalisz Philharmonic Orchestra
Colors Of Jazz
Jazz Explosion Superband
The Body Acoustic
Hector Martignon Trio
Arista All Stars
Gerry Mulligan All-Star Tribute Band
N.Y. 1st Calls
The Jazz Slumber Project
Jakubovic Q
Luca Missiti
Popular Tracks   
Morning Song on Score by Randy Brecker
Karroo Reprise on Blue Mesa by Riccardo Ballerini, Randy Brecker & Scott Henderson
Wee - Short Cut - Theme T.K. Blue, Randy Brecker & Eric Reed on Wee by T.K. Blue, Randy Brecker & Arkadia Short Cuts
The Baggae on Brecker Plays Rovatti - Sacred Bond by Randy Brecker & Ada Rovatti
Almost True on Almost True by Janet Evra & Randy Brecker
Sha' la Ko' - Short Cut - theme on Short Cuts by Alan Pasqua & Arkadia Short Cuts
Grapes (feat. Randy Brecker, John Patitucci & Marcus Gilmore) on I Was Here by Andy Ezrin
Oakland on Oakland by Carl Winther & Randy Brecker
Sha' la Ko' on Sha' la Ko' by Alan Pasqua, Randy Brecker & Gary Bartz
Dream Chaser on Dream Chaser by Nikola Bankov

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
RocksRandy Brecker2019Album
Never Alone (The Music Of Michael Brecker)Monday Orchestra Conducted By Luca Missiti Featuring Randy Brecker, Mike Mainieri, Bob Mintzer2018Album
TogetherRandy Brecker, Mats Holmquist, Umo Jazz Orchestra2018Album
Whispers On The WindChuck Owen And The Jazz Surge With Randy Brecker & Gregoire Maret2017Album
Bop (A CD To Help Fund The Cure For PKD)Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Harvey Mason, Brian Bromberg, Everette Harp, Rick Brown, Till Brönner, Eric Marienthal, Randy Brecker, John Patitucci, Brian Dunne2015Album
Randy Pop!Randy Brecker2015Album
Dearborn StationRandy Brecker With The DePaul University Jazz Ensemble2015Album
Trumpet Summit PragueRandy Brecker, Bobby Shew, Jan Hasenöhrl2015Album
Night In CalisiaRandy Brecker, Włodek Pawlik Trio, Kalisz Philharmonic Orchestra, Adam Klocek2014Album
Trumpet StoryBill Warfield Big Band Featuring Randy Brecker2014Album
Better Get Hit In Your Soul A Tribute To The Music Of Charles MingusMetropole Orchestra, Randy Brecker2013Album
The Brecker Brothers Band ReunionRandy Brecker2013Album
One Way Road To My HeartAMC Trio w/ Randy Brecker2013Album
MonkA NYC Tribute feat. Jimmy Cobb & Randy Brecker2012Album
Better Get Hit In Your Soul A Tribute To Charles MingusMetropole Orchestra, Randy Brecker, Ronnie Cuber, Conrad Herwig, John Clayton2012Album
De Muziek Van Charles MingusMetropole Orchestra O.l.v. John Clayton2011Album
The Jazz Ballad Song BookRandy Brecker with The NDR Big Band & The DR RadioUnderholdningsOrkestret2011Album
Jazz Na HraděJakubovic Q & Randy Brecker2010Album
The Latin Side Of Herbie HancockConrad Herwig With Eddie Palmieri & Randy Brecker2010Album
Continental TalkRatko Zjaca, John Patitucci, Steve Gadd, Stanislav Mitrovic, Randy Brecker2009Album
People And PlacesGlesnes Ytreberg Quartet With Special Guest Randy Brecker2009Album
Nuance: The Bennett Studio SessionsLynne Arriale Featuring Randy Brecker, George Mraz, Anthony Pinciotti2009Album
The Avatar Sessions: The Music Of Tim HagansRandy Brecker, Peter Erskine, George Garzone, Tim Hagans, David Liebman, Rufus Reid & Norrbotten Big Band2009Album
Nostalgic Journey: Tykocin Jazz SuiteRandy Brecker2009Album
Remember The SoundGeorge Robert Jazztet Special Guest Randy Brecker2008Album
Randy In BrasilRandy Brecker2008Album
Tribute To The Brecker BrothersYoichi Murata Solid Brass Feat. Randy Brecker2008Album
Unprecedented ClarityThe Pitch Pine Project With Randy Brecker2008Album
Mosaic Select: Pendulum - Live At The Village VanguardDavid Liebman, Randy Brecker, Richard Beirach, Frank Tusa, Al Foster2008Album
ShadeRichard Cole featuring Randy Brecker2007Album
The Geneva ConcertRandy Brecker & Niels Lan Doky Trio2007Album
Transatlantic ConnectionRandy Brecker2006Album
Some Skunk Funk - Live At Leverkusener JazztageRandy Brecker W/ Michael Brecker2006Album
Crossing The LinePat LaBarbera Feauturing Randy Brecker2005Album
HorizonTony Cimorosi Featuring Randy Brecker & Alex Foster2005Album
Some Skunk Funk - Live At Leverkusener JazztageRandy Brecker w/ Michael Brecker − Jim Beard, Will Lee, Peter Erskine, Marcio Doctor + WDR Big Band Köln Arr. And Conducted By Vince Mendoza2005Album
Square Peg, Round HoleWoody Witt Quintet With Randy Brecker2005Album
Both/AndMarc Copland, Randy Brecker With Ed Howard And Victor Lewis2004Album
Soul Bop Band LiveBill Evans − Randy Brecker Feat.: Soulbopband2004Album
34th N LexRandy Brecker2003Album
The Eternal TriangleIgor Butman's Big Band Special Guest Randy Brecker2003Album
Absolute BrassChet Baker, Randy Brecker, Art Farmer, Roy Hargrove, Wynton Marsalis, Wallace Roney2002Compil.
The ForgottenRichard Cole with Randy Brecker, Joey Calderazzo, Adam Nussbaum2001Album
Adventures in JazzGil Goldstein, Randy Brecker, David Sanborn, Herbie Mann, Pat Martino, John Patitucci, Billy Kilson2001Compil.
Hangin' In The CityRandy Brecker2001Album
Hangin' In The CityRandy Brecker2001Album
The JazzTimes SuperbandBob Berg, Randy Brecker, Dennis Chambers, Joey DeFrancesco2000Album
Live At The Blue Note (N.Y.C.)John Nugent Quintet Featuring André Leroux & Randy Brecker2000Album
About StoriesMichel Bisceglia, Randy Brecker, Bob Mintzer1997Album
Into The SunRandy Brecker1997Album
Generation XTony Lakatos With Randy Brecker, David Kikoski, Marc Abrams, Al Foster1997Album
And Another Thing...Tim Sessions Featuring Randy Brecker And Kenny Werner1996Album
Into The SunRandy Brecker1996Album
TurtlesWłodek Pawlik Quartet featuring Randy Brecker1996Album
HomenajeSix Sax Featuring Randy Brecker And Bob Mintzer1995Album
Paris By NightNiels Lan Doky, Daniel Humair, Chris Minh Doky, Randy Brecker1993Album
Plato's Retreat And Other Funky DelightsJoe Thomas With Randy Brecker And Marvin Stamm1993Compil.
Hymn To The RainbowFrans Bak & Jazz Group 90 Featuring Bob Berg & Randy Brecker1992Album
TogetherRandy Brecker, Wolfgang Engstfeld, Gunnar Plümer, Peter Weiss1991Album
LettersChris Minh Doky, Randy Brecker, Niels Lan Doky, Adam Nussbaum, Hans Oxmond1991Album
Toe To ToeRandy Brecker1990Album
Some Other Time - A Tribute To Chet BakerRichard Beirach, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, George Mraz, Adam Nussbaum, John Scofield1990Album
UnchainedCeddo With Bob Berg & Randy Brecker1990Album
Summer CoolerRandy Brecker, Okay Temiz, Michał Urbaniak, Yana Purim And Herbie Hancock1990Compil.
Echoes Of Ellington Vol. 1Dianne Reeves, Randy Brecker, Tom Scott, Robben Ford, Bill Evans1989Album
Echoes Of Ellington Vol. 2Randy Brecker, Bill Evans, Robben Ford, Tom Scott1989Album
Mr. Max!Randy Brecker, Wolfgang Engstfeld, Gunnar Plümer, Peter Weiss1989Album
ImplosionsStanley Clarke, Frank Morgan, Roger Kellaway, Eric Gale, Ernie Watts, McCoy Tyner, Randy Brecker, Peter Erskine1987Album
In The IdiomRandy Brecker1987Album
ImplosionsStanley Clarke, Randy Brecker, Frank Morgan, Ernie Watts, Eric Gale, McCoy Tyner, Roger Kellaway, Peter Erskine1987Album
Plays Gerry MulliganSal Salvador Featuring Randy Brecker And Nick Brignola1985Album
AmandaRandy Brecker & Eliane Elias1985Album
ScoreRandy Brecker1970Album
Live Jam - Premier Center Stearling Heights, Michigan 28/1/1988Jazz Explosion Superband, Stanley Clarke, Allan Holdsworth, Steve Smith, Randy Brecker, Bernard WrightAlbum
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