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9 thoughts on “ The Mean Time - Michael Brecker - Pilgrimage (CD, Album)

  1. Michael Brecker’s ‘Pilgrimage’ is his final studio album released on May 22, by Heads Up.
  2. Every one of the nine tracks composed by Brecker on Pilgrimage is a portrait of an artist at the peak of his creative powers. The album is the first in Brecker's stellar discography which consists solely of his original compositions. Each tune is compelling in this minute set, and there are moments within each that are absolutely transcendent/5(75).
  3. Album Description. Given the heartbreaking context in which this album was released -- this was the final recording by saxophonist Michael Brecker, who died of myelodysplastic syndrome and leukemia only a few months before its release -- there might be a certain temptation to cut it some slack for sentimental reasons.
  4. Michael Brecker is in top form on his last studio album. Pilgrimage is an all-star set. The guys play post-hardbob, there's abstract, ambitious playing throughout. My mind says, well done.
  5. May 27,  · Jazz Great Brecker: A 'Pilgrimage' Before Dying Shortly before he died, saxophonist Michael Brecker recorded one more album with some long-time collaborators. Discussing Brecker.
  6. Jan 01,  · “Anagram” and “The Mean Time” boast the scurrying, slightly angular, but smoothly flowing bop lines for which Brecker is well-known. Sadly, Pilgrimage turned out to be Brecker’s swan song, and it’s bittersweet to realize that he left us at the top of his game.
  7. Listen to Pilgrimage songs Online on JioSaavn. English music album by Michael Brecker 1. The Mean Time - Michael Brecker, 2. Five Months from Midnight - Michael Brecker, 3. Anagram - Michael Brecker, 4. Tumbleweed - Michael Brecker, 5. When Can I Kiss You Again? - Michael Brecker.
  8. Check out Michael Brecker on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon. Top Albums (See all 31 albums) Tales From The Hudson Michael Brecker. CD: £ The Mean Time by Michael Brecker on Pilgrimage. Listen Now .
  9. Michael Brecker (March 29, – January 13, ) was exposed to jazz at an early age by his father, an amateur jazz pianist. Among the generation of jazz musicians that saw rock music not as the enemy but as a viable musical option, Brecker began studying clarinet, then moved to alto saxophone in school, eventually settling on the tenor saxophone as his primary instrument.

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