The Brecker Brothers live in concert on New Year's Eve 1981 at Seventh Avenue South in New York City. This jazz club was founded by the Brecker Brothers. This performance contains 5 of 7 songs on their 1981 album, Straphangin'. Introduction and interviews by Ben Sidran, host of this NPR Jazz Alive! special.
This recording is from WBEZ FM in Chicago, and we thank Mark Rabin for sharing it from his collection. Thanks also to Jeff Kaskey at The LAST Factory for making recovery of this music possible (from an oxidized reel to reel tape). Read a review of Straphangin' here: https://www.allmusic.com/album/straphangin-mw0000173478