Exposé Online banner

Jono el Grande

Jono el Grande
Country
Norway
Profile
Jono el Grande is the stage name of Norwegian composer, band leader, guitarist and conductor Jon Andreas Håtun. influenced by Captain Beefheart, 60s Frank Zappa, King Crimson, Igor Stravinsky, and Art Rock in general, and although he is enjoying modest growth on the European avant-garde scene he is best known in his own country for his eccentric and amusing performance art/dada-inspired live shows.
Website
http://www.runegrammofon.com/artists/jono_el_grande/
Related articles (2)
Releases on file (6)
Jono el Grande — Melody of a Muddled Mason Jono el Grande — Melody of a Muddled Mason
(Rune Grammofon RCD2175, 2015, CD / LP)
Jono el Grande — Phantom Stimulance Jono el Grande — Phantom Stimulance
(Rune Grammofon RCD2106, 2010, CD)
Jono el Grande — Neo Dada Jono el Grande — Neo Dada
(Rune Grammofon RCD2084, 2009, CD)
Jono el Grande — The Choko King Jono el Grande — The Choko King
(Rune Grammofon Arkiv RACD107, 2008/2011, CD)
Jono el Grande — Fevergreens Jono el Grande — Fevergreens
(Rune Grammofon RCD2031, 2003, CD)
Jono el Grande — Utopian Dances Jono el Grande — Utopian Dances
(Krusedull 02, 1999, LP)

Latest news

2019-11-07
Glenn Smith RIP – Glenn Smith, founder, mandolinist, and primary composer of the DeLand, Florida based prog / fusion band Magnatar, passed away on October 18th 2019 at the age of 68, after a brief illness.  » Read more

2019-11-04
Dino Brassea RIP – Word reaches us of the passing of Dino Brassea, who sang and played flute in Cast for many years. By our count, Brassea appeared on 11 Cast albums between 1994 and 2002. He also released music as a solo artist. » Read more

2019-10-06
Ginger Baker RIP – Legendary English drummer Ginger Baker has died at the age of 80. After coming to fame with Cream in the 60s alongside Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce, he became one of the most recognized and influential drummers of the rock era. On September 25, his family announced that he was critically ill, and on October 6 his death was confirmed. » Read more

2019-08-20
Alex's Hand Seeks Spa Treatment – American / European band Alex's Hand has a new album in the works called Hungarian Spa, which looks to be their biggest and best yet, featuring a large roster of guest musicians. They're seeking funding to take the project on the road, and are looking for help from the crowd of wisdom. » Read more

2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Tideline - Siren Song – Where is the audience for an album of commercial pop variety songs with unusual arrangements, and an occasional mildly avant-garde pop surprise thrown into the stew? I cringed when I first heard it,...  (1995) » Read more

Christian Vander Trio - 65! – Don't be fooled by the title of this one. It's the second (and latest) album by the Christian Vander Trio and not a re-release of Vander out-takes from 1965 (although that in itself would be a...  (1995) » Read more

Aidan Baker - Songs of Flowers and Skin – Amid the bulk of BLR releases, to which such adjectives as “noisy,” “chaotic” and “abrasive” are regularly applied, it’s easy to forget that there’s a...  (2011) » Read more

Thork - Nula Jedan – Hmmm… programmed drums transmitting from another planet, ghostly atmospherics, trance-y scraps of electronica, crunchy guitars… do I detect the hand of Porcupine Tree? Germany has RWPL...  (2008) » Read more

Pendragon - Concerto Maximo – Neo-proggers Pendragon seem to have taken a cue from Yes, with five DVDs on the market since 2002. So why another one? For one thing, this commemorates the band’s 30th anniversary, plus it...  (2010) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues