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Jono el Grande

Jono el Grande
Country
Norway
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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/
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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)

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