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Trumpet sensation Randy Brecker performs in Dalton

March 2, 2005

KALAMAZOO--Trumpet sensation Randy Brecker performs with the Western Jazz Quartet at 8:15 p.m. Friday, March 11, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall on the campus of Western Michigan University.

The concert is the opening event for the 25th annual Western Invitational Jazz Festival, which will be held the following day. Brecker has been shaping the sound of jazz, R&B and rock for more than three decades. His trumpet and flugelhorn performances have graced hundreds of albums by a wide range of artists from James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, Chaka Khan, George Benson and Parliament-Funkadelics to Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, David Sanborn, Horace Silver, Jaco Pastorius and Frank Zappa.

Tickets for the concert are $15 and $5 for students and senior citizens and are available through the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office at (269) 387-2300 or toll-free (800) 228-9858.

More information about Becker is available at <randybrecker.com>

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Media contact: Kevin West, 269 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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