LIVE: Randy Brecker @ the Van Dyck, 2/6/10

February 11th, 2010, 12:54 pm by Greg

Randy Brecker

Randy Brecker and David Calarco

Influential trumpet master Randy Brecker rolled into Schenectady’s premier music club the Van Dyck on Saturday night – by himself. No James Taylor, no Bruce Springsteen, no Steely Dan or David Sanborn in tow. None on a list as long as your arm of greats with whom Brecker has played and recorded.

Instead, Brecker took the helm of an excellent rhythm section comprised of Nippertown jazz veterans: keyboardist Jon Werking (Jill Hughes’ band), bassist Otto Gardner (Lincoln Mayorga) and drummer David Calarco (Nick Brignola).

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