George Koller

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George Koller
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Background information
Born (1958-12-09) December 9, 1958 (age 62)
Edmonton, Alberta
GenresJazz, folk, world music
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsBass


George Koller (born December 9, 1958) is a Canadian bassist[1] who has played free jazz, folk music, world music, and world fusion.

Career[edit]

Koller has worked with Bruce Cockburn,[2] William Beauvais, Holly Cole, Peter Gabriel, Graeme Kirkland, Loreena McKennitt, The Shuffle Demons, Toronto Tabla Ensemble, Richard Underhill, Phil Woods,[3] David Clayton-Thomas,[4] Autorickshaw, Larry Coryell, Herb Ellis, Art Farmer, Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Harris, Moe Koffman, Ron Korb, Doug Riley, Valdy, Jane Siberry, Sonny Stitt, and Mary Wilson of The Supremes.

Awards[edit]

HMV Fresh Blood Grand Prize, Music for Plants, Animals, and Humans

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • Music for Plants, Animals, and Humans (ZSAN 1994)
  • Singing Naked (ZSAN 1995)
  • Internal Arts (ZSAN 1003)
  • Chants de Lumieres (ZSAN 1004)
  • Travelin' Light (ZSAN 1005)
  • Atmosphere of Bliss (ZSAN 1006)

With The Shuffle Demons

  • What Do You Want? (1990)
  • Alive in Europe (1992)

As sideman[edit]

With Tisziji Munoz

  • Space of Fire (Anami Music, 2015)
  • When Coltrane Calls! Session 1: Fierce Compassion (Anami Music, 2016)
  • When Coltrane Calls! Session 3: Living Immortality (Anami Music, 2016)
  • When Coltrane Calls! Session 2: Liberation First! (Anami Music, 2017)

With others

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved May 18, 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://cockburnproject.net/albums/speechless.html
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 19, 2010. Retrieved May 18, 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-09-19. Retrieved 2010-05-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)