34th N Lex

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34th N Lex
Randy Brecker 34th N Lex cover.jpg
Studio album by Randy Brecker
Released April 22, 2003
Recorded May–September 2002
Genre Jazz
Label ESC Records

34th N Lex is an album by Randy Brecker, released through ESC Records on April 22, 2003.[1] In 2004, the album won Brecker the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Peter Marsh's review for the BBC was less-than-favorable.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Randy Brecker, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "34th N Lex" 6:29
2. "Streeange" 4:21
3. "Shanghigh" 5:37
4. "All 4 Love" (Brecker, Haase, Phoenix) 3:36
5. "Let It Go" 3:59
6. "Foregone Conclusion" (Brecker, Henderson) 7:42
7. "Hula Dula" 5:11
8. "The Fisherman" (Brecker, Kottke) 5:33
9. "Give It Up" 5:01
10. "Tokyo Freddie" 4:36
11. "The Castle Rocks" 4:50

Personnel[edit]

  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker – trumpet, arranger, flugelhorn, producer, engineer, horn arrangements, pre-programming
  • David Sanborn – alto saxophone
  • Ada Rovatti – tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber – baritone saxophone
  • Michael Davis – trombone
  • Fred Wesley – trombone
  • Chris Minh Doky – bass, electric bass, engineer, acoustic bass
  • Gary Haase – bass, guitar, arranger, drums, keyboards, programming, sound effects, producer, engineer, drum programming, percussion programming, vocal effect
  • George Whitty – bass, piano, arranger, keyboards, programming, producer, engineer, drum programming, mixing, percussion programming, effects, effects programming
  • Chris Taylor – guitar
  • Adam Rogers – guitar, engineer
  • Clarence Penn – drums
  • Zach Danziger – drum programming
  • J. Phoenix – vocals
  • Joachim Becker – executive producer
  • Dae Bennett – engineer
  • Phil Pagano – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Francois Zalacain – release production

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "34th N Lex". Allmusic. Retrieved July 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Grammy Award Winners". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. December 8, 2003. Retrieved July 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ Marsh, Peter (April 22, 2003). "Trumpeter Randy Brecker goes for the urban groove on this latest release which teams...". BBC. Archived from the original on 13 February 2011. Retrieved January 7, 2011. 

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