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Title
Pilgrimage
Performer
Michael Brecker 1949-2007 (saxofoon) Pat Metheny 1954- (gitaar) Herbie Hancock  (piano) Brad Mehldau 1970- (piano) John Patitucci 1959- Jack DeJohnette  (drums)
Publisher
Wa, 2007
1 cd
Playing time
01:17:42
Note
Bekroningen in de categorieën: "Instrumentaal Internationaal" (Edison) en " Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group" (Grammy)
EAN
0602517263512
CDR
JE27754

About Michael Brecker

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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.

Biography

Early life and career

Michael Brecker was born in Philadelphia and raised in Cheltenham Township, a local suburb. Born and raised in a Jewish family, his father Bob (Bobby) was a lawyer who played jazz piano and his mother Sylvia was a portrait artist. Michael Brecker was exposed to jazz at an early age by his father. He grew up as part of the generation of jazz musicians who saw rock music not as the enemy but as a viable musical option. Brecker began studying clarinet at age 6, then moved to alto saxophone in eighth grade, settling on the tenor saxophone as…Read more on Wikipedia

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