Passport (band)

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Passport
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Background information
Origin Munich, Germany
Genres Jazz fusion
Years active 1971–present
Labels Atlantic, Warner Bros.
Website www.passportjazz.com
Members

Passport is a German jazz ensemble led by saxophonist Klaus Doldinger. Passport was formed in 1971 as a jazz fusion group, similar to Weather Report. The ensemble's first recording was issued in 1971. The band's membership has had numerous changes over the years. The lineup that brought them to European and international prominence in the mid 1970s consisted of Doldinger, drummer Curt Cress, guitarist/bassist Wolfgang Schmid and keyboardist Kristian Schultze. The group has recorded for Atlantic Records and Warner Bros. Records, among others.

Members[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • Passport (1971)
  • Second Passport (1972)
  • Hand Made (1973)
  • Looking Thru (1973)
  • Doldinger Jubilee Concert (1974)
  • Doldinger Jubilee '75 (1975)
  • Cross-Collateral (1975) U.S. #137[1]
  • Infinity Machine (1976)
  • Iguaçu (1977) U.S. #191, U.S. Jazz #23[1]
  • 2 Originals(1977)
  • Ataraxia (1978) (Sky Blue in U.S.) U.S. #140, U.S. Jazz #12[1]
  • Garden of Eden (1978) U.S. Jazz #17[1]
  • Lifelike (1980)
  • Oceanliner (1980) U.S. #163, U.S. Jazz #14[1]
  • Blue Tattoo (1981) U.S. #175, U.S. Jazz $14[1]
  • Earthborn (1982) U.S. Jazz #40[1]
  • Man in the Mirror (1983)
  • Running in Real Time (1985)
  • Heavy Nights (1986)
  • Talk Back (1988)
  • Balance of Happiness (1990)
  • Blues Roots (1991)
  • Down to Earth (1993)
  • Spirit of Continuity: The Passport Anthology (1995)
  • Passport to Paradise (1996)
  • Passport Control (1997)
  • Move (1998)
  • Passport Live (2000)
  • RMX Vol. 1 (2001)
  • Back to Brazil (2003)
  • To Morocco (2006)
  • Passport on Stage (2008)
  • Inner Blue (2011)
  • Symphonic Project (2011)
  • Original Album Series (2011)
  • Original Album Series Vol. 2 (2013)
  • En Route (2015)
  • Doldinger (2016)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Charts, Allmusic

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