Birth Name: Michael Leonard Brecker
Birth Place: Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Years Active: 1969–2007
Genres: Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Funk, R&B, Rock
Michael Leonard Brecker (March 29, 1949 - January 13, 2007) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Acknowledged as "a quiet, gentle musician widely regarded as the most influential tenor saxophonist since John Coltrane," he has been awarded 15 Grammy Awards as both performer and composer and was inducted into ''Down Beat'' Jazz Hall of Fame in 2007.
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