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Jazz Q

Jazz Q
Country
Czechoslovakia
Profile
Jazz Q was established in 1964 in then Czechoslovakia by musicians Martin Kratochvíl (keyboard) and Jiří Stivín (flute); Stivin left the band in early 70s.
Website
http://www.martinkratochvil.com/jazz-q.html
Related articles (3)
Releases on file (13)
Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Znovu Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Znovu
(Studio Budíkov SB 022, 2013, CD)
Jazz Q — Album, Které Nikdy Nevyšlo / Pozorovatelna Jazz Q — Album, Které Nikdy Nevyšlo / Pozorovatelna
(Bonton BON 501958 2, 1986/2001, 2CD)
Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Jazz Q Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Jazz Q
(Supraphon SU 5872-2, 1986/2007, 8CD)
Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Hvezdon / Asteroid Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Hvezdon / Asteroid
(Supraphon 1115 3525, 1984, LP)
Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Hodokvas (Feasting) Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Hodokvas (Feasting)
(Supraphon 1115 2604, 1980, LP)
Martin Kratochvíl / Jazz Q — Temné Slunce Martin Kratochvíl / Jazz Q — Temné Slunce
(GAD Records CD 018, 1980/2014, CD)
Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Zvesti Martin Kratochvíl & Jazz Q — Zvesti
(Supraphon 2450, 1979, LP)
Jazz Q & Martina Kratochvíla — Elegie Jazz Q & Martina Kratochvíla — Elegie
(Supraphon 1 15 1983, 1977, LP)
Jazz Q — 1974-75 Live Jazz Q — 1974-75 Live
(Bonton 71 0030-2 911, 1975/1991, CD)
Jazz Q — Živí Se Diví: Live in Bratislava 1975 Jazz Q — Živí Se Diví: Live in Bratislava 1975
(GAD Records CD 010, 1975/2013, CD)
Jazz Q — Symbiosis Jazz Q — Symbiosis
(Bonton 71 0671-2, 1974/1998, CD)
Jazz Q Praha — Pozorovatelna (The Watch-Tower) Jazz Q Praha — Pozorovatelna (The Watch-Tower)
(Panton 11 0285, 1973, LP)
Blue Effect & Jazz Q Praha — Coniunctio Blue Effect & Jazz Q Praha — Coniunctio
(Bonton 503100 2, 1970/2001, CD)

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