Kraan

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Kraan
Kraan (Wiesbaden 2008-05-25).jpg
Kraan in Wiesbaden (25. May 2008)
Background information
Origin Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Genres Krautrock
Jazz fusion
Years active 1970–1990;2000–present
Labels Spiegelei/Intercord, EMI, Wintrup Music
Website http://www.kraan.de
Members Peter Wolbrandt
Hellmut Hattler
Jan Fride
Past members Ingo Bischof
Johannes „Alto“ Pappert
Udo Dahmen
Joo Kraus
Gerry Brown
Eef Albers
Mark McMillen
Tommy Goldschmidt

Kraan is a German band based in Ulm and formed in 1970. It had several minor hits through the 1970s and 1980s. After a break of ten years, the group reunited in 2000. Their early style can be described as Krautrock that turned later to fusion, combining elements of both rock and jazz.

Members[edit]

Current Lineup[edit]

Former members[edit]

  • Ingo Bischof - keyboards (1975–2007)
  • Johannes Pappert - alto sax (1970–1976)
  • Udo Dahmen - drums (1977–1980)
  • Joo Kraus - keyboards (1987–1992)
  • Gerry Brown - drums, lead vocals (1979–1980)
  • Tommy Goldschmidt - drums (1977)
  • Eef Albers – guitar (1982–1983)
  • Marc McMillen – keyboards, vocals (1982–1983)

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