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Michael Leonard Brecker (March 29, 1949 – January 13, 2007) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. He was awarded 15 Grammy Awards as both performer and composer, received an Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music in 2004, and was inducted into the DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame in 2007.
|Birth name||Michael Leonard Brecker|
|Born||(1949-03-29)March 29, 1949|
Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||January 13, 2007(2007-01-13) (aged 57)|
New York City, U.S
|Genres||Jazz, post-bop, jazz fusion, funk, R&B, rock|
|Instrument(s)||Tenor saxophone, drums, EWI|
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