Brecker Brothers Band Reunion [CD/DVD]

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Though saxophonist Michael Brecker passed away in 2007, his brother, trumpeter Randy Brecker, keeps the jazz-funk fusion of the Brecker Brothers alive with the Brecker Brothers Reunion Band. While not a strict reunion of the original ensemble, the band does feature many of the players who have performed with the Brecker Brothers over the years, such as guitarist Mike Stern, drummer Dave Weckl, and keyboardist George Whitty, as well as new members including Italian saxophonist Ada Rovatti (Brecker's wife), and keyboardist Oli Rockberger. The band played several shows beginning in 2011, and in 2013 released this album, which also featured such former Brecker Brothers' ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Though saxophonist Michael Brecker passed away in 2007, his brother, trumpeter Randy Brecker, keeps the jazz-funk fusion of the Brecker Brothers alive with the Brecker Brothers Reunion Band. While not a strict reunion of the original ensemble, the band does feature many of the players who have performed with the Brecker Brothers over the years, such as guitarist Mike Stern, drummer Dave Weckl, and keyboardist George Whitty, as well as new members including Italian saxophonist Ada Rovatti (Brecker's wife), and keyboardist Oli Rockberger. The band played several shows beginning in 2011, and in 2013 released this album, which also featured such former Brecker Brothers' associates as guitarists Dean Brown, Adam Rogers, and Mitch Stein, drummer Rodney Holmes, bassist Chris Minh Doky, and saxophonist David Sanborn.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/8/2013
  • Label: Piloo Records
  • UPC: 616892156048
  • Catalog Number: 7
  • Sales rank: 27,043

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 First Tune of the Set (7:32)
  2. 2 Stellina (7:39)
  3. 3 The Dipshit (6:06)
  4. 4 Merry Go Town (5:17)
  5. 5 The Slag (6:38)
  6. 6 Really In For It (7:47)
  7. 7 Elegy For Mike (7:41)
  8. 8 On The Rise (5:37)
  9. 9 Adina (6:18)
  10. 10 R N Bee (7:27)
  11. 11 Musician's Ol' Lady Dues Blues (5:01)
Disc 2
  1. 1 First Tune Of The Set
  2. 2 The Slag
  3. 3 Adina
  4. 4 Really In For It
  5. 5 Straphangin’
  6. 6 Stellina
  7. 7 Merry Go Town
  8. 8 Inside Out
  9. 9 Some Skunk Funk
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Randy Brecker Primary Artist, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Electric Trumpet
David Sanborn Alto Saxophone
Mike Stern Guitar
Chris Minh Doky Bass
Dean Brown Guitar
James Campagnola Baritone Saxophone
Rodney Holmes Drums
Will Lee Bass
Adam Rogers Guitar
Mitch Stein Guitar
Dave Weckl Drums
George Whitty Organ, Percussion, Keyboards
Ada Rovatti Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Horn Engineer
Oli Rockberger Keyboards, Vocals
Parandroid Vocals, Rap
Dave Sanborn Alto Saxophone
Technical Credits
Randy Brecker Composer, Executive Producer
Greg Calbi Mastering
George Whitty Programming, Producer, Sound Design
Bill Milkowski Liner Notes
Jeff Levenson Executive Producer
Paul Geluso Engineer
Tom Beckham Art Direction
Ada Rovatti Executive Producer
Sandrine Lee Inside Photo
Oli Rockberger Vocal Arrangements
John Abbott Cover Photo, Back Cover Photo
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