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Michael Brecker

American musician

Michael Brecker

American musician
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birthday
29th
March, 1949
Death
13th
January, 2007
Birth Place
Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Birth Sign
aries
Biography

Michael Leonard Brecker (March 29, 1949 – January 13, 2007) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. He was awarded 15 Grammy Awards as both performer and composer. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music in 2004, and was inducted into the Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame in 2007.

instruments played
EWI
saxophone
Tenor
Associated Acts

Steps Ahead, Brecker Brothers, Dan Fogelberg, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Steely Dan, Todd Rundgren, Horace Silver, Chick Corea, Dire Straits, James Taylor, John Abercrombie, Billy Cobham, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Quincy Jones, Eddie G mez, Elvin Jones, Joni Mitchell, Parliament-Funkadelic, Mike Stern, Spyro Gyra, Paul Simon

Birth Name

Michael Leonard Brecker

Genres

Jazz, post-bop,jazz fusion, funk, R&B, rock

Occupations

Musician, composer

Years Active

1969 2007

Name

Michael Brecker

Nationality

United States of America

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