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  1. Pittsfield CityJazz Festival features the greats and new talentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... throughout downtown Pittsfield. The festival is capped off by the debut of internationally renowned trumpeter Randy Brecker, who has racked up six Grammies during his illustrious, globe-trotting 55-year career. The Long Island, N.Y., resident will ...

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  2. So What: Local News, Notes & LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Here's this week's wrap-up of assorted links and short news items of local interest: * The 50th anniversary of famed sound engineer and designer Bob Heil's company is the subject of an article by St. Louis freelance writer and musician Kevin Mitchell for the music trade website Front of House Online. * Speaking of freelance writers, St. Louis' own Terry Perkins has two articles in the current issue of DownBeat magazine: a feature story on trumpeter Randy Brecker, and a short history of Murry's, a club in Columbia, MO that's listed in the same issue as one of "193 Great Jazz Venues" worldwide.

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  3. CD Review: Randy Brecker "Randypop!Live"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Bass Player

    The trumpet session legend revisits pop hits he played on, re-imagined by the elite Gotham jazz team of keyboardist/arranger Kenny Werner, saxophonist David Sanchez, guitarist Adam Rogers, drummer Nate Smith, and, most noteworthy, John Patitucci in full-on, 4-string groove mode. Sturdy and conversational in support throughout, Patitucci handles the dazzling reharms of "New Frontier" and "Late in the Evening," the reggae-rooted "Ghost Writer," and the multi-metered "I Can't Quit Her," while riffing melodically on the ballads "Hello It's Me" and "Meeting Across the River."

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  4. Dart Music Partners With 3x Grammy Award-Winning Saxophonist, Jeff...Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Mi2n

    ... prestigious Abdala Studios. All the the songs are Coffin's original compositions and include musical guests Randy Brecker, Rashawn Ross, Branford Marsalis, Roy 'Futureman' Wooten, Victor Wooten, Trombone Shorty, Robertico Garcia, Pedrito Martinez, ...

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  5. Wertheim Concert Hall swings with the Jazz BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Beacon

    ... opening number 'From This Moment On'. The trombones and trumpets were given spectacular attention in 'Buds' by Randy Brecker and wasted no talent in their time to shine. Melodious and rhythmic, but also not dull, the song was a gem in the setlist. ...

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  6. The Mike Stern BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... rightful place among the true superstars of the guitar in any genre. He brings to Catalina longtime friends Randy Brecker on trumpet, bassist Tom Kennedy, and the untouchable Dennis Chambers on drums. Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Los ...

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  7. Dart Music Partners With 3x Grammy Award-Winning Saxophonist, Jeff...Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Mi2n

    ... prestigious Abdala Studios. All the the songs are Coffin's original compositions and include musical guests Randy Brecker, Rashawn Ross, Branford Marsalis, Roy 'Futureman' Wooten, Victor Wooten, Trombone Shorty, Robertico Garcia, Pedrito Martinez, ...

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  8. Wayne Wilkinson strokes for gold in 'It's A Lark'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... American Songbook. He has shared the stage with Bucky Pizzarelli, Johnny Smith, Bill Watrous, Michael and Randy Brecker, Ken French , the Four Freshmen , Earl Klugh for the contemporary jazz guitarist's Weekend of Jazz, Henry Mancini, Joe Williams, ...

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  9. Pittsfield CityJazz Festival features the greats and new talentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... throughout downtown Pittsfield. The festival is capped off by the debut of internationally renowned trumpeter Randy Brecker, who has racked up six Grammies during his illustrious, globe-trotting 55-year career. The Long Island, N.Y., resident will ...

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  10. Halloween Thriller -- Michael Jackson classics with Brownman Electryc TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | BlogTO

    ... - is a multiple award-winning NYC-schooled protA gA to his teacher, Grammy-winning trumpet legend, Randy Brecker. Splitting his time between Toronto and New York, he tirelessly leads 7 unique ensembles of his own including the ...

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  11. Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein turns 90Read the original story

    Oct 4, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... musicians who had played with him many times at the festival as the Newport All-Stars – with trumpeter Randy Brecker, clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen, guitarist Howard Alden, drummer Lewis Nash and bassist Jay Leonhart. Wein invited ...

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  12. Drury Grad Trumpeter & 'SNL' Saxophonist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | IBerkshires

    Drury High School graduate, professional trumpeter, and recording artist Richard Boulger will join "Saturday Night Live's" saxophonist Alex Foster to present a series of clinics for Berkshire County band students. Boulger, who has studied under trumpet legends such as Freddie Hubbard and Donald Byrd and has recorded with musical greats such as the Allman Brothers Band and Randy Brecker, has a long career of educating musicians of all ages throughout New York City and New England.

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  13. Ada Rovatti: DisguiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... free when she steps out. The there's "Stairway to Heaven," from the Led Zepplin songbook. She joined here by Randy Brecker again, with Adam Rogers on guitar (if it's Led Zepplin, you've got to have a guitar) on a fairly straight forward, very jazzy ...

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  14. INTERVIEW: Interview: Randy BreckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Randy Brecker turns 70 in November and has just released a new live album- RandyPop! . The album features reimagined arrangements of pop songs by James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon and Donald Fagen.

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  15. FESTIVAL: Randy Brecker, Frank Vignola, Greg Hopkins to Headline...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | All About Jazz

    A signature event of the fall foliage season in western New England, the festival lineup includes the first pairing of 6-time Grammy winner Randy Brecker with the Greg Hopkins Jazz Orchestra; a return engagement by guitar virtuoso Frank Vignola; the annual 'jazz crawl;' and a new discovery in the organization's Jazz Prodigy series. Berkshires Jazz , which organizes and presents festivals, concerts, and other jazz events in Berkshire County, has announced the lineup for the 11th annual Pittsfield CityJazz Festival.

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  16. Randy Brecker with Amanda Brecker, Kenny Werner + John Patitucci,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    When sizing up the long, productive career of trumpet maestro Randy Brecker, I think to view his body of work in three buckets: his solo career, secondly as one half of the pioneering funk-jazz outfit The Brecker Brothers and finally as a first-call sideman. It wasn't so long ago when we last examined a record to which he contributed - and it certainly won't be the last - and that record recently topped the iTunes Contemporary Jazz rankings.

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  17. Randy Brecker: RandyPOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | All About Jazz

    This album gives new meaning to the idea of rewriting history. Before trumpeter Randy Brecker had ascended to the top rung on the jazz ladder he was making his mark as a hired gun in studios and on stages.

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  18. Bob Holz teams up with guitar great Bob Wolfman on new jazz releaseRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2015 | PR Log

    ... Joing Bob on this release are guitarists Mike Stern, Larry Coryell and Bob Wolfman, along with trumpeter Randy Brecker and former Dave Weckl Band keyboardist Steve Weingart. Other guests will include Ada Rovatti on sax (John Mclaughlin, Miroslav ...

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  19. There's always room for one more at Vito's with Jennifer Kienzle aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Bistro's Jam Sundays. He comes highly recommended, having jammed with a host of names from Arturo Sandoval and Randy Brecker to Luis Conte and Jay Thomas. Jeff Johnson is the bassist every musician in his right mind wants to play with, even for a ...

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  20. Snaggle FEAT Brownman Ali at May CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | BlogTO

    ... past 3 years. Born on the small Caribbean island of Trinidad, schooled in New York City under Grammy winner Randy Brecker's watchful eye and now heralded as "Canada's preeminent jazz trumpeter" by New York City's Village Voice magazine, the ever ...

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