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Brent Fischer Orchestra (BFO) + The Clare Fischer Ensembles — Trio, Quartet, Organ Quintet, Big Band, Latin Jazz Group, Jazz Corp — perform internationally, under the direction of Brent Fischer

Music is ALL original works by Clare and Brent Fischer, now celebrating 50+ years of MUSIC + over 60 Recorded albums available at https://clarefischer.com/music and https://clarefischer.com/books

BFO is set to release a New album in Sept, 2021 of Pictures at an Exhibition, featuring an all-star 22-piece big band, directed and produced by Brent Fischer. Grammy®-winning producer, composer, arranger Brent Fischer credits his late father, Dr Clare Fischer, for creating a family tradition of writing with a rich harmonic and orchestrational palette that has become the Fischer brand. A multi-instrumentalist (vibes, keys, bass, drums), Brent Fischer moves easily between genres. His arranging credits for pop and jazz royalty include: D’Angelo, Prince, Michael Jackson, Usher, Al Jarreau, Elvis Costello and The Roots. Brent Fischer has produced the last nine Clare Fischer albums, including: The Grammy-winning ¡Ritmo! (featuring Poncho Sanchez and Alex Acuna), ‘¡Intenso!’ (feat Sheila E. and Roberta Gambarini) both, with Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band.

Brent Fischer is a BMI artist and continues to create West Coast sounds carved by the likes of the elder Fischer and Cal Tjader. Brent's arrangement work appeared on the 2016 Grammy Winner: R&B Song and Album - for “Really Love,” by D'Angelo & The Vanguard from the album: Black Messiah. Other arranging credits include: Prince, Elvis Costello & the Roots, Sheila E.

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”In Brent Fischer's capable hands, it seems the music of Clare Fischer will live on for years to come, in a big band paradigm or some other framework. And that's a good thing for musicians and listeners alike. Pacific Jazz exudes a charm that ensnares both heart and mind.” —Jack Bowers (All About Jazz)

“Clare Fischer was a major influence on my harmonic concept … I wouldn’t be me if it wasn’t for Clare Fischer.” – Herbie Hancock

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