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Kraan

Kraan
Country
Germany
Profile
German Krautrock, jazz fusion band based in Ulm and formed in 1970. After a break of ten years, the group reunited in 2000. Members are Hellmut Hattler (bass), Jan Fride (drums), and Peter Wolbrandt (guitar).
Website
http://kraan.de
Related articles (6)
Releases on file (20)
Kraan — The Trio Years Kraan — The Trio Years
(Bassball 36073, 2018, CD)
Kraan — Diamonds Kraan — Diamonds
(Bassball CD36014, 2010, CD)
Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg
(Audion ISBN 0-9529506-0-CDRO, 2007, CD-ROM)
Kraan — Psychedelic Man Kraan — Psychedelic Man
(Harvest 00946 3 89170 2 1, 2007, CD)
Kraan — Through Kraan — Through
(Bassball BAS 20032, 2003, CD)
Kraan — Live 2001 Kraan — Live 2001
(Bassball 20013 BAS, 2001, CD)
Kraan — The Famous Years Compiled Kraan — The Famous Years Compiled
(Intercord INT 8225812, 1991/1998, CD)
Kraan — Soul of Stone Kraan — Soul of Stone
(Fünfundvierzig 111, 1991/2000, CD)
Kraan — Dancing in the Shade Kraan — Dancing in the Shade
(Revisited Records REV 029, 1989/2005, CD)
Kraan — Live 88 Kraan — Live 88
(Revisited Records REV 014, 1988/2005, CD)
Kraan — X Kraan — X
(TIS 66.23241, 1983, LP)
Kraan — Nachtfahrt Kraan — Nachtfahrt
(Revisited Records REV 013, 1982/2005, CD)
Kraan — Tournee Kraan — Tournee
(Fünfundvierzig 107, 1980/2000, CD)
Kraan — Flyday Kraan — Flyday
(Revisited Records REV 028, 1978/2005, CD)
Kraan — Wiederhören Kraan — Wiederhören
(Revisited Records REV 012, 1977/2005, CD)
Kraan — Let It Out Kraan — Let It Out
(EMI Intercord 7243 8 22672 2 5, 1975/2001, CD)
Kraan — Live Kraan — Live
(EMI Intercord 7243 8 22671 2 6, 1975/2001, CD)
Kraan — Andy Nogger Kraan — Andy Nogger
(EMI Intercord 7243 8 22670 2 7, 1974/2001, CD)
Kraan — Wintrup Kraan — Wintrup
(EMI Intercord 7243 8 22669 2 1, 1973/2001, CD)
Kraan — Kraan Kraan — Kraan
(EMI Intercord 7243 8 22668 2 2, 1972/2000, CD)

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