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Brothers in arms

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Page added Apr 11, 2017 Updated Apr 18, 2017

On the show, a high energy performance from New Orleans in 1978, featuring the brotherly duo of Michael and Randy Brecker with Hal Galper.

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We revisit a live set recorded in New Orleans with pianist Hal Galper and the Brecker Brothers. Plus, a look at the Tempo record label with music from the mid '50s to 1961 - documenting some of the emerging modern jazz movement in the UK. There's also more from our recent feature album from The Vampires - teaming up with the Beninese guitarist Lionel Loueke.

Presented by Mal Stanley
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Apr 15, 2017. 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Apr 18, 2017. 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Apr 18, 2017. 9:00pm - 10:50pm

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Artist Biography


The Brecker Brothers was the musical duo of Michael (saxophone, flute, and EWI) and Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn), who recorded commercially successful jazz fusion albums together in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. They had a hit single with "East River" in 1979. It reached #34 in the UK Singles Chart. Older brother Randy first became famous as an original member of the group Blood, Sweat &...

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