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  1. Jazz and Improvisation
    Hello everyone, here is a pentatonic pattern that you can find in the recordings of the great Michael Brecker and Bob Berg. It sounds to me that Bob Mintzer has used it too, but I can't find that recording - maybe someone can help out?
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  3. Jazz and Improvisation
    Hope everyone is doing well. Here you are our new video. English subtitles available.
  4. YouTube videos
    One of my all-time heroes, Michael Brecker, would have been seventy-one years old today. It seems like an appropriate time to post something I’ve been working on for a while. This is my first full Brecker transcription: I’ve learned snippets and licks but never attempted an entire solo before...
  5. YouTube videos
    Here is the latest video in my "7 Best Licks" series... Michael Brecker!!
  6. Jazz and Improvisation
    Transcribed a killer Brecker solo off of Arturo Sanduval's, "Funky Cha-Cha," first solo that had some overtones in it which was pretty cool 🎷 Check it out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si27FbE-WP8
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    Its his go to line for when he needs to play double-time, or whenever he needs fast notes I guess. It's effect is always killer and I've only ever heard it from him. You can hear it at 1:15 - 1:19 in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLEv8w1QwAA&index=1&list=RDMMwLEv8w1QwAA and here at 39:45 to...
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    I was chatting with my sax teacher, and we got onto some of Brecker's early studio jobs, where he just kinda played in studios and sometimes wasn't even credited. I found a few of these lesser known tracks that he plays on and they are killeeerrrr. One of them is Dire Strait's "Your Latest...
  9. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    If you haven't seen this video yet, you're totally missing out! Its an allstar lineup of saxes playing some of Don Grolnick's rearranged tunes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCZWqYg4EIQ Does anyone have sheet music to this? There is a thread from 7 years ago that had one but the guy isn't...
  10. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    I've heard the WWBW laser trim ones are quite free-blowing and similar to Brecker's actual one, but those are harder to find these days, what do you guys think about the PMS German made ones or the other ones out there (Borb Oliver, Sakshama's, RetroRevival, WWBW's, etc.)? I want more of a...
  11. Tenor mpc
    I've heard the WWBW laser trim ones are quite free-blowing and similar to Brecker's actual one, but those are harder to find these days, what do you guys think about the PMS German made ones or the other ones out there (Borb Oliver, Sakshama's, RetroRevival, WWBW's, etc.)? I want more of a...
  12. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    Hello there! I am not sure where to fit this topic so I tried here. I saw there was Carl Coan on this forum couple of years ago. Does anybody know how can I reach him? Any e-mail or website or anything? Thanks.
  13. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    my transcription of Michael Brecker's solo on ¨Timeline¨ PDF link is here http://jazzsaxophonelessons.com/michael-breckers-solo-transcription/ Have a good day everybody!
  14. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    Hey everyone, I was completely side-swiped when i saw that a video was posted on youtube about Michael Brecker and his funny home movies!! It features Jeff Watts, Joey Calderazzo, Randy Brecker, Chris Minh Doky, Curtis Stigers and the Unofficial Michael Brecker fanclub Japan. Heres a link...
  15. Jazz and Improvisation
    Hello Just have a look to my small tribute to BRECKER BROTHER with one of their best song "SPONGE" have a nice moment ... I hope so !!! ;) cheers from France GREG REYNAERT https://youtu.be/xagE8FMQg0Y
  16. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Michael Brecker ¨Bye George¨ solo transcription Michael Brecker one of the my favorite saxophone players. My attempt at his ¨Bye George¨
  17. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    I have for sale a very nice silver plated "TN1" tenor saxophone neck made by Tino Schucht from Schucht Sax Technology, Germany. Ser.-No. is 10xx. This neck is just like in new condition. No pull down, no dents or similar stuff. I used it as my back-up neck on my Selmer Mk VI over years. The TN1...
  18. Teaching
    Hurricane Entertainment Suggestion for my Hunkered Compadres: As Sandy does her *thing* around us, I’m happy to invite you to enjoy any of 17 in-depth master classes on youtube and Ustream, each class focuses on a major figure in contemporary music and analyzes the concepts and musical elements...
  19. Jazz and Improvisation
    Hurricane Entertainment Suggestion for my Hunkered Compadres: As Sandy does her *thing* around us, I’m happy to invite you to enjoy any of 17 in-depth master classes on youtube and Ustream, each class focuses on a major figure in contemporary music and analyzes the concepts and musical elements...
  20. Recordings, Movies
    Michael has been my biggest influence since my early middle school days in the early 70's. I have always loved his inner spirit and demeanor.So I found a great interview that all us sax players should see. How cool to see him sit down at a drum set to demonstrate the importance of "time". I...
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