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    Default Brecker: Body and Soul

    This has probably been posted before but I just found it on youtube. So good.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lncwtd7_ktM

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    Default Re: Brecker: Body and Soul

    So nice...a treat to hear Michael playing with just a pianist. He's leaves a lot of space and is very tasteful and melodic throughout...beautiful!!! I'd never seen this one, so many thanks for sharing...

    I got really into Brecker's playing around 82, while the early to mid 80s was a great period musically it's amazing the way Michael's playing continued to evolve and refine over the years...I think he became a more patient improvisor.
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    Default Re: Brecker: Body and Soul

    Thanks for posting this. Fabulous.

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    Great playing. What an amazing musician he was. Thanks!

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    Default Re: Brecker: Body and Soul

    Masterful. Gone too sone.
    How hard can it be? You only play one note at a time.

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    Default Re: Brecker: Body and Soul

    The total, the definitive Master.
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    Default Re: Brecker: Body and Soul

    Thanks for posting this one!
    Never saw it before.
    Just fantastic as ususal with MB.
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    Default Re: Brecker: Body and Soul

    It does make you wonder why he never issued an album with standards, although it might have been on his radar and he sadly simply never got around to it.

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    His album Ballads is a bit in that spirit.
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    Default Re: Brecker: Body and Soul

    Thanks for posting. I hadn't seen this one before either. Just awesome. Not surprising...but still awesome.

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