RANDY BERNSEN

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South Florida guitarist Randy Bernsen started his recording career in an unorthodox way, calling a collection of jazz/fusion luminaries who, even to his surprise, agreed to be a part of his 1986 debut album Music for People, Planets & Washing Machines. After recruiting fretless bass giant and fellow South Florida resident Jaco Pastorius and getting a return call of interest from keyboard virtuoso Herbie Hancock, it was easier to interest keyboardist Bob James and drummer Peter Erskine. Released on MCA's Zebra label, the album earned Bernsen write-ups in Down Beat and Guitar Player magazines and appeared to start a flourishing career. Bernsen's follow-up, 1987's Mo' Wasabi, was even better, as his initial all-stars were joined by saxophonists Wayne Shorter and Michael Brecker, bassist Marcus Miller, drummer Steve Gadd, and harmonica legend Toots Thielemans. More positive press from JAZZIZ and USA Today followed, but when the 1988 album Paradise Citizens didn't read more...
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RANDY BERNSEN Music For Planets, People And Washing Machines album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music For Planets, People And Washing Machines
Fusion 1984
RANDY BERNSEN Mo' Wasabi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mo' Wasabi
Fusion 1986
RANDY BERNSEN Paradise Citizens album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paradise Citizens
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1988
RANDY BERNSEN Calling Me Back Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Calling Me Back Home
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1993
RANDY BERNSEN Angels We Have Heard on High album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Angels We Have Heard on High
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2005
RANDY BERNSEN Be Still and Know album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Be Still and Know
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2005
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Grace Notes
Fusion 2015

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RANDY BERNSEN App Teaser album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
App Teaser
Fusion 2012

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RANDY BERNSEN Live @ Tavern 213 Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live @ Tavern 213 Vol. 1
Fusion 1997
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Live in San Miguel
Funk Jazz 2001

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