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rmeyer52
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Great New CD: Pilgrimage by Michael Brecker

Although this CD was reviewed in the last issue of Stereophile I just wanted to add my thoughts. Mr. Brecker passed away from cancer earlier this year and was a very gifted sax player. This new CD, which was released yesterday, is a great piece of music with a support cast that includes Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Jack DeJohnette and John Patitucci. Although at times the CD can sound a little heavy on the high end it is a wonderful tribute to one of the all time greata sax players. Little by little we seem to be losing the great artists that make hi fi worth listening to.

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Re: Great New CD: Pilgrimage by Michael Brecker

Haven't had the pleasure of listening to the new CD, I will pick it up this weekend. Just wanted to piggyback on your sentiments relative to losing the great ones. I had the privilege of Seeing Michael with Directions in Music just before he found out he was sick, and he was absolutely fabulous. I sat close to the front and Michael had such a wonderful sense of humor which came accross strong when he performed. It was an unforgettable evening and such a shock when we lost him. Thanks for remembering.

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