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Randy Brecker @ Tula's (2214 2nd Ave.); Feb. 10-11, $15-20     One of the hottest cats on the NYC scene, Randy Brecker has played on small jazz combos (Horace Silver Quintet), big bands (Thad Jones/Mel Lewis), funk bands (The Brecker Brothers), fusion bands (Dreams), rock bands (Blood, Sweat and Tears) and everything in between, including Into the Sun, a recording of Brazilian music that won him a Grammy in 1995. Brecker played on Charles Mingus' last album and still tours with the Mingus Big Band. His latest project due out this summer features "Randroid," Randy’s cab-driving alter ego. Come and get at taste as Brecker is joined by bassist Chuck Bergeron, pianist Randy Porter, and drummer Gary HobbsArturo Sandoval @ Jazz Alley; until Feb. 13, $17.50-21.50     A protege of the legendary Dizzy Gillespie, Cuban trumpet player Arturo Sandoval came to prominence as a founding member of the Grammy Award winning group Irakere, whose explosive mixture of jazz, classical, rock and traditional Cuban music caused a sensation throughout the music world. Sandoval has been dazzling audiences all over the world with his supercharged tone and bop-flavored flurries way up in the trumpet's highest register.Outhouse / Disjunkt / Tony Grasso Saxophone Quartet @ The Rainbow (NE 45th at I-5); Feb. 11, $5     An adventuresome night of experimental music presented by HipSync Records. Tony Grasso and his cohorts open with their special blend of three saxophones and a trumpet interweaving between composed and free jazz. Next, Disjunkt takes the stage with an assault of digital and atomic free jazz trio for the next millennium. The evening is capped off by the avant jazz sonic explorations of Outhouse. #hide#show http_user_agent="Lynx"#show Previous article Next article Copyright©2000 The Daily University of Washington #include virtual="/html/macros/1999/news.bottom.html"  

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