He was a true pioneer of "light jazz," and without him, there could be no David Sanborn or Kenny G. Thanks a billion, Mike.

Name
Michael Leonard Brecker
Birthday
March 29, 1949
Age
57
Died on
Saturday, January 13th, 2007
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Saturday, November 19th, 2005
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composer, jazz, saxophonist
Michael Leonard Brecker
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He was Maury's father, and he wrote for the Washington Post for more than 70 years, but that didn't stop him from being listed in 1962's Who's Who Of American Women. This guy got around.

(d) June 4th, 1998