Kraan

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Kraan
Kraan in Wiesbaden (25. May 2008)
Kraan in Wiesbaden (25. May 2008)
Background information
OriginUlm, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
GenresKrautrock
Years active1970–1990; 2000–present
LabelsSpiegelei/Intercord, EMI, Wintrup Music
Websitewww.kraan.de
MembersPeter Wolbrandt
Hellmut Hattler
Jan Fride
Past membersIngo Bischof
Johannes Pappert
Udo Dahmen
Joo Kraus
Gerry Brown
Eef Albers
Mark McMillen
Tomy 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 line-up[edit]

Former members[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studioalbums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

  • 1975 Kraan Live (2lp)
  • 1980 Tournee
  • 1988 Kraan Live 88
  • 2001 Live 2001
  • 2018 The Trio Years
  • 2019 The Trio Years - Zugabe
  • 2020 Finkenbach Festival 2005

Compilations[edit]

  • 1976 Starportrait (2lp)
  • 1983 2 Platten (Best of Kraan) (2lp)
  • 1998 The Famous Years Compiled
  • 2001 Berliner Ring (Demos and live recordings)

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