This Day in History: 1945-11-27

Randy Brecker, American trumpeter and composer, Grammy-award-winning brother of Michael Brecker (sax), joined Blood, Sweat and Tears, played with the the Horace Silver Quintet, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Clark Terry, Stevie Wonder and many others, co-led the Brecker Brothers, played with the Mingus Big Band, active studio musician, co-led the Soulbop Band with Bill Evans, born in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania.