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Michael Brecker (1949–2007)

Michael Brecker was born on March 29, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for 9½ Weeks (1986), Local Hero (1983) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He was married to Susan Brecker. He died on January 13, 2007 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

9½ Weeks Soundtrack
(1986)
Local Hero Soundtrack
(1983)
Saturday Night Live Music Department
(1983-1985)
(1984)

Filmography

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 1984-1985 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (musician - 18 episodes)
- Howard Cosell/Greg Kihn (1985) ... (musician)
- Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) ... (musician)
- Mr. T and Hulk Hogan/The Commodores (1985) ... (musician)
- SNL Film Festival (1985) ... (musician)
- Pamela Sue Martin/Power Station (1985) ... (musician)
 1984 Bonnie Tyler: Holding Out for a Hero (Music Video) (tenor sax)
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 1989 Mild Seven Videography (TV Series)
Guest Interview
 1983 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Musician - James Brown's Celebrity Hot Tub Party
- Betty Thomas/Stray Cats (1983) ... Musician - James Brown's Celebrity Hot Tub Party (uncredited)
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 1999-2003 Little Bill (TV Series) (performer - 30 episodes)
- The New Neighbors/Doggie Magic (2003) ... (performer: "Cube Checkers, Little Bill Theme Song")
- I Can Sign/The Sign for Friend (2003) ... (performer: "Cube Checkers, Little Bill Theme Song")
- The Incredible Shrinking Little Bill/The Big Swings (2003) ... (performer: "Cube Checkers, Little Bill Theme Song")
- The Musical Instrument/The Choir (2003) ... (performer: "Cube Checkers, Little Bill Theme Song")
- The Surprise/Good Ol' Lightnin' (2003) ... (performer: "Cube Checkers, Little Bill Theme Song")
 1986 9½ Weeks (performer: "I Do What I Do (Theme from 9 1/2 Weeks)")
 1983 Local Hero (performer: "Boomtown (Variation Louis' Favourite)", "Smooching", "Going Home: Theme of the Local Hero")
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 2010 More to Live For (Documentary)
Self
 2005 Distinguished Artists (TV Series)
Self
- Michael Brecker (2005) ... Self
 2004 Rendezvous in New York (Video documentary)
Self
 2003 Louie Bellson and His Big Band (Video documentary)
Tenor Sax
 1991 Paul Simon's Concert in the Park (TV Special documentary)
Featured Soloist
 1990 Carly in Concert: My Romance (Video)
Self
 1990 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
Self - Musical Guest
- Episode dated 8 November 1990 (1990) ... Self - Musical Guest
 1985 Frank Sinatra: Portrait of an Album (Video)
Self - Tenor Saxophone (uncredited)
 1980 Shadows and Light (Video documentary)
Self - sax
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 1991 Seventies Rock & Pop: 78 (Video short)
Self (as Brecker Brothers)
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Alternate Names:

Brecker Brothers

Spouse:

Susan Brecker  (his death)  (2 children)
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