WorldCat Identities

Brecker, Michael

Overview
Works: 912 works in 2,578 publications in 6 languages and 18,824 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Live sound recordings  Rock music  Popular music  Folk-rock music  Saxophone music (Jazz)  Motion picture music  Excerpts  Songs  Music videos 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, Author, Composer, Arranger, Interviewee, Musician, Dedicatee, Other, Singer, Creator
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Brecker
Live in Paris by Diana Krall( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live performance in Paris full of romantic ballads and bossa novas
The rhythm of the saints by Paul Simon( Recording )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The obvious child (4:10) -- Can't run but (3:37) -- The coast (5:00) -- Proof (4:38) -- Further to fly (5:32) -- She moves on (5:02) -- Born at the right time (3:48) -- The cool, cool river (4:33) -- Spirit voices (3:54) -- The rhythm of the saints (4:20)
Pilgrimage by Michael Brecker( Recording )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brecker's last album before his death in January 2007 was his first to consist solely of his original compositions. The music is transcending and truly speaks from a place we can't comprehend
Directions in music : live at Massey Hall : celebrating Miles Davis & John Coltrane by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

21 editions published in 2002 in 4 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new standard by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz arrangements of contemporary popular songs
Michael Brecker by Michael Brecker( Recording )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearness of you : the ballad book by Michael Brecker( Recording )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of jazz pieces with Michael Brecker on tenor saxophone and featuring Jack DeJohnette, Charlie Haden, Herbie Hancock and Pat Metheny with special guest vocalist James Taylor
Tales from the Hudson by Michael Brecker( Recording )

22 editions published in 1996 in 4 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz : the Smithsonian anthology( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come dream with me by Jane Monheit( Recording )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return of the Brecker Brothers by Brecker Brothers( )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't try this at home by Michael Brecker( Recording )

30 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time Is of the Essence by Michael Brecker( Recording )

20 editions published in 1999 in 6 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midnight in the garden of good and evil : music from and inspired by the motion picture by Johnny Mercer( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infinity by McCoy Tyner( Recording )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nightfly by Donald Fagen( Recording )

3 editions published in 1982 in Undetermined and English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a wonderful evocative reminiscence of the Kennedy-era American life as the songs represent Fagen's fantasies he had as an adolescent during the late '50s/early'60s
80/81 by Pat Metheny( Recording )

33 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 1: Two folk songs: 1st / Metheny ; 2nd / Haden (20:46) -- 80/81 / Metheny (7:27) -- The Bat / Metheny (5:58) -- Turnaround / Ornette Coleman (7:05) Pt. 2: Open / Metheny, DeJohnette, Redman, Haden, Brecker (14:26) -- Pretty scattered / Metheny (6:56) -- Every day (I thank you) / Metheny (13:16) -- Goin' ahead / Metheny (3:51)
A prescription for the blues by Horace Silver( Recording )

7 editions published in 1997 in 4 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two blocks from the edge by Michael Brecker Quartet( Recording )

17 editions published in 1998 in 5 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here's to you, Charlie Brown : 50 great years! by David Benoit( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in German and English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Brecker, Michael 1949-

Brecker, Michael 1949-2007

Brecker, Michael Leonard

Brecker, Mike

Brecker Mike 1949-2007

Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker Amerikaans saxofonist (1949-2007)

Michael Brecker amerikansk musikar

Michael Brecker amerikansk musiker

Michael Brecker amerykański saksofonista jazzowy

Michael Brecker músic estatunidenc

Michael Brecker musicien américain

Michael Brecker músico estadounidense

Michael Brecker Músico norteamericano

Michael Brecker sassofonista statunitense

Michael Brecker US-amerikanischer Tenorsaxophonist

Michael Brecker usona muzikisto

Michael Brecker yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Michael Leonard Brecker

Mike Brecker

Майкл Брекер

מייקל ברקר

מייקל ברקר מוזיקאי אמריקאי

マイケル・ブレッカー

麦克·布雷克

Languages
English (120)

German (14)

French (4)

Dutch (3)

Creek (1)

Spanish (1)