Saturday, 2 July 2011

The Brecker Brothers - The Brecker Brothers (1975) {Japan Mini-LP K2}



Format: flac + cue + log
Genre: Jazz, Fusion, Jazz-Funk, Jazz-Rock
Release Date: 1975
Label: BMG / Arista



In the ’70s, brothers Michael and Randy Brecker co-led a band of New York session big shots that included, at various times, David Sanborn, Don Grolnick, Will Lee, and George Duke, among others. When they chose, the Brecker Brothers Band could be one of the most intelligent and creative fusion outfits. Chief composer/trumpeter Randy’s best tunes were structurally unpredictable, melodically intricate, and harmonically complex, inside/out bop heads played in an impossibly precise manner over a bed of funk rhythms. Unlike the bulk of jazz-funk (then and now), the Breckers — on their first record, at least — kept the pandering to a minimum......


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