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Saxophonist

Michael Brecker

  • Mar 29, 1949 - Jan 13, 2007 (age 57)
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2015
Live in Helsinki 1995
AlbumSep 18, 2015

Live in Helsinki 1995

Live in Helsinki 1995 released.
2012
The Very Best of Michael Brecker
AlbumDec 18, 2012

The Very Best of Michael Brecker

The Very Best of Michael Brecker released.
2009
Tring-A-Ling
AlbumJan 1, 2009

Tring-A-Ling

Tring-a-Ling is an album by American pianist Joanne …
Tring-a-Ling is an album by American pianist Joanne Brackeen recorded in 1977 and released by the Choice label before being rereleased on CD by Candid in 2009.
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2007
Pilgrimage
AlbumMay 22, 2007

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is the final studio album by saxophonist Michael …
Pilgrimage is the final studio album by saxophonist Michael Brecker. It was recorded in 2006, released the following year, and won Grammys for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group and Best Jazz Instrumental Solo.
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Michael Brecker
Personal2007

Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker passed away.
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination2007

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Pilgrimage".
Grammy Award
Nomination2007

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Anagram".
Grammy Award
Award2007

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Anagram".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award2007

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Pilgrimage".
Grammy Award
2006
SongMay 8, 2006

My Ship
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Jazz Academy
AlbumApr 25, 2006

Jazz Academy

Jazz Academy released.
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Nomination2006

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Nominated for "Some Skunk Funk".
Grammy Award
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Nomination2006

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Some Skunk Funk".
Grammy Award
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Award2006

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Some Skunk Funk".
Grammy Award
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Award2006

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Won award for "Some Skunk Funk".
Grammy Award
2004
Gathering of Spirits
AlbumAug 4, 2004

Gathering of Spirits

Gathering of Spirits released.
2003
Wide Angles
AlbumSep 9, 2003

Wide Angles

Wide Angles is an album by saxophonist Michael Brecker …
Wide Angles is an album by saxophonist Michael Brecker that won the Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album in 2004.
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Louie Bellson and His Big Band
MovieFeb 18, 2003

Louie Bellson and His Big Band

The Inventor of the two-bass …
The Inventor of the two-bass drum kit is famous for his collaborations with Ellington, Basie, Dorsey, and Goodman bands and his work with Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, and many others. This is superb big-band jazz at its best; a live concert performance, recorded direct from Switzerland in 1983, featuring Randy and Michael Brecker, Herb Geller, Lew Soloff, Howard Johnson, and Benny Baily. Includes Bonus Video of Bellson and Billy Cobham in a "Drum Duel"
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Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
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Award2003

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Won award for "Timbuktu".
Grammy Award
Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
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Nomination2003

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Nominated for "Timbuktu".
Grammy Award
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Nomination2003

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Nominated for "Wide Angles".
Grammy Award
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Award2003

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Won award for "Wide Angles".
Grammy Award
2002
Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall
AlbumJun 11, 2002

Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall

Directions in Music: Live at …
Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall is a live recording by Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove and Michael Brecker. It was recorded on October 25, 2001 in Toronto, and was subtitled, Celebrating Miles Davis & John Coltrane. It was Hancock's forty-fourth album.
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Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award2002

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination2002

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall".
Grammy Award
2001
Nearness of You: The Ballad Book
AlbumJun 19, 2001

Nearness of You: The Ballad Book

Nearness of You: The Ballad …
Nearness of You: The Ballad Book is the seventh studio album of saxophone player Michael Brecker. Accompanied by Herbie Hancock on piano, Pat Metheny on guitars, Charlie Haden on bass, Jack DeJohnette on drums, and a special guest appearance by James Taylor, the album was released by Verve Records on June 19, 2001.
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Nomination2001

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Chan's Song".
Grammy Award
Award2001

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Nomination2001

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Award2001

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Chan's Song".
Grammy Award
1999
Live '89
AlbumOct 1, 1999

Live '89

Live '89 released.
Time Is of the Essence
AlbumFeb 11, 1999

Time Is of the Essence

Time Is of the Essence is …
Time Is of the Essence is Michael Brecker's sixth album as a leader. It was recorded at the Power Station and Right Track in New York City.
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Old Folks
AlbumJan 1, 1999

Old Folks

Old Folks released.
1998
SongMay 12, 1998

Delta City Blues
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Two Blocks From the Edge
AlbumMay 12, 1998

Two Blocks From the Edge

Two Blocks from the Edge is …
Two Blocks from the Edge is Michael Brecker's fifth album as a leader. It was recorded at Avatar Studios in New York City. It was recorded in 1998.
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SongMay 12, 1998

Madame Toulouse
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SongMay 12, 1998

El Niño
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SongMay 12, 1998

Cat's Cradle
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1996
Tales from the Hudson
AlbumJun 1, 1996

Tales from the Hudson

Tales from the Hudson is …
Tales from the Hudson is Michael Brecker's fourth album as a leader. It was recorded at the Power Station in New York City. It was recorded in 1996. The album also won Brecker two Grammy awards for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo (for his solo on "Cabin Fever") and Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group.
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SongJun 1, 1996

Song for Bilbao
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Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1996

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Tales from the Hudson".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1996

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Tales from the Hudson".
Grammy Award
Nomination1996

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Ticino
AlbumJan 1, 1996

Ticino

Ticino released.
Award1996

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
1995
Award1995

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Infinity".
Grammy Award
Award1995

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Impressions".
Grammy Award
Award1995

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
Grammy Award
Nomination1995

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Infinity".
Grammy Award
Nomination1995

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
Grammy Award
Nomination1995

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Impressions".
Grammy Award
Nomination1995

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Award1995

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
1994
Twin Tenors
AlbumJun 28, 1994

Twin Tenors

Twin Tenors released.
Best Instrumental Composition
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Nomination1994

Best Instrumental Composition

Nominated for "African Skies".
Grammy Award
Best Instrumental Composition
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Award1994

Best Instrumental Composition

Won award for "African Skies".
Grammy Award
1991
Nomination1991

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

Nominated for "Claus Ogerman Featuring Michael Brecker".
Grammy Award
Claus Ogerman featuring Michael Brecker
AlbumJan 1, 1991

Claus Ogerman featuring Michael Brecker

Claus Ogerman featuring Michael Brecker released.
1988
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Nomination1988

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Don't Try This at Home".
Grammy Award
Nomination1988

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Award1988

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Award1988

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Don't Try This at Home".
Grammy Award
1987
SongApr 20, 1987

Nothing Personal
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1985
Hearts and Numbers
AlbumJan 1, 1985

Hearts and Numbers

Hearts and Numbers released.
1984
Modern Times
AlbumJan 1, 1984

Modern Times

Modern Times released.
1982
Late Night with David Letterman
TV ShowFeb 1, 1982

Late Night with David Letterman

Late Night with David …
Late Night with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman. It premiered on NBC on February 1, 1982, and concluded on June 25, 1993. Letterman began hosting Late Show with David Letterman on CBS in August 1993. The series has since been reformatted as Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers.
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Cityscape
AlbumJan 1, 1982

Cityscape

Cityscape is an album by the German composer, arranger …
Cityscape is an album by the German composer, arranger and conductor Claus Ogerman and the American saxophonist Michael Brecker. It was released in 1982 on Warner Bros. Records.
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1949
Michael Brecker
BirthMarch 1949

Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker was born.
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