An early clip featuring the masterful trumpeter
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Randy Brecker has been on close to an infinite number of sessions during the past half-century, ranging from hard bop to funk, commercial dates with pop acts and showcases with orchestras; he always uplifts each group.
This is one of the earliest film clips of Brecker, probably from the mid-1970s.
Brecker is featured playing flugelhorn (and trumpet at its conclusion) on the old swing standard “Blue Moon,” a song that he never otherwise recorded.
It serves as proof that Brecker (who at that early point sounds a little like Freddie Hubbard) was a very valuable and talented musician from the start.