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Oscar Brashear

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born on 18/8/1944 in Chicago, IL, United States

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Oscar Brashear

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Oscar Brashear (born August 18, 1944, Chicago, Illinois) is an American jazz trumpeter[1] and session musician.

After studying at DuSable High School and Wright Jr. College under John DeRoule he worked briefly with Woody Herman before going on to join Count Basie '68-9, returning to freelance in Chicago with Sonny Stitt, Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon and James Moody. Moving to Los Angeles in 1971, he worked with Gerald Wilson, Harold Land, Oliver Nelson, Shelly Manne, Quincy Jones (with whom he toured in Japan), Horace Silver and Duke Pearson.

Brashear has recorded with Teddy Edwards, Jimmy Smith, Sonny Rollins, Benny Golson, Bobby Hutcherson, B. B. King, Bobby Bland, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Farrell, The Crusaders, McCoy Tyner, Gene Harris, Randy Newman, Frank Sinatra, Earth, Wind & Fire, Carole King, Benny Carter, Billy Higgins and Ry Cooder.

Discography

With Nat Adderley

  • Double Exposure (Prestige, 1975)

With Count Basie

  • Basie Straight Ahead (Dot, 1968)
  • The Dedication Series, Vol. XI: Retrospective Sessions (Impulse!, 1969)

With Regina Belle

  • Lazy Afternoon (Peak, 2004)

With Bobby Bland and B. B. King

  • Bobby Bland and B. B. King Together Again...Live (MCA, 1976)

With Brass Fever

  • Brass Fever (Impulse!, 1975)
  • Time Is Running Out (Impulse!, 1976)

With Kenny Burrell

  • Both Feet on the Ground (Fantasy, 1973)

With Donald Byrd

  • Caricatures (Blue Note, 1976)

With Ry Cooder

  • Paradise and Lunch (Reprise, 1974)
  • Chicken Skin Music (Reprise, 1976)
  • Jazz (Reprise, 1978)

With The Crusaders

  • Street Life (MCA, 1979)

With Miles Davis

  • Dingo (Warner Bros., 1991)

With Neil Diamond

  • Up on the Roof: Songs from the Brill Building (Columbia, 1993)

With Earth, Wind & Fire

  • The Need Of Love (Warner Bros, 1971)
  • Head To The Sky (Columbia, 1973)
  • Spirit (Columbia, 1976)
  • All 'n All (Columbia, 1977)
  • I Am (Columbia, 1979)
  • Raise! (Columbia, 1981)
  • Powerlight (Columbia, 1983)
  • Heritage (Columbia, 1990)

With Joe Farrell

  • Night Dancing (Warner Bros., 1978)

With Dizzy Gillespie

With Eddie Harris

  • Bad Luck Is All I Have (Atlantic, 1975)
  • How Can You Live Like That? (Atlantic, 1976)

With Gene Harris

  • Astral Signal (Blue Note, 1975)

With Donny Hathaway

  • Everything Is Everything (Atco, 1970)

With Hampton Hawes

  • Universe (Prestige, 1972)
  • Blues for Walls (Prestige, 1973)

with Joe Henderson

  • Canyon Lady (Milestone, 1973)

With Freddie Hubbard

  • The Love Connection (Columbia, 1979)

With Bobby Hutcherson

  • Head On (Blue Note, 1971)
  • Inner Glow (Blue Note, 1975)
  • Montara (Blue Note, 1975)

With Bobbi Humphrey

  • Fancy Dancer (Blue Note, 1975)

With Ahmad Jamal

  • Night Song (Motown, 1980)

With Rick James

  • Bustin' Out of L Seven (Gordy, 1979)

With Karma

  • Celebration (Horizon/A&M, 1976)
  • For Everybody (Horizon/A&M, 1977)

With Carole King

  • Simple Things (Capitol, 1977)
  • Welcome Home (Capitol, 1978)

With Hubert Laws

  • The San Francisco Concert (CTI, 1975)

With Ray Manzarek

  • The Golden Scarab (Mercury, 1974)

With Willie Nelson

  • Healing Hands of Time (Capitol, 1994)

With Randy Newman

  • Bad Love (Dreamworks, 1999)

With Bonnie Raitt

  • Takin' My Time (Warner Bros., 1973)

With Sonny Rollins

  • The Way I Feel (Milestone, 1976)

With Patrice Rushen

  • Prelusion (Prestige, 1974)
  • Before the Dawn (Prestige, 1975)

With Moacir Santos

  • Maestro (Blue Note, 1973)
  • Carnival of the Spirits (Blue Note 1975)

With Lalo Schifrin

  • Gypsies (Tabu, 1978)

With Zoot Sims

  • 1976: Hawthorne Nights
  • 1979: Passion Flower: Zoot Sims Plays Duke Ellington with the Benny Carter Orchestra

With Horace Silver

  • Silver 'n Brass (Blue Note, 1975)
  • It's Got to Be Funky (Columbia, 1993)
  • Pencil Packin' Papa (Columbia, 1994)

With Frank Sinatra

  • L.A. Is My Lady (Qwest/Warner Bros. Records, 1984)

With Gábor Szabó

  • Faces (Mercury, 1977)

With McCoy Tyner

  • 13th House (Milestone, 1981)

With Was (Not Was)

  • What Up, Dog? (Chrysalis, 1988)

References

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