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Krakatau

Krakatau
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Finland
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Krakatau was a group formed in 1985 by drummer Edward Vesala, guitarist Raoul Björkenheim, and trombonist Jari Hongisto. The band lasted into the mid-90s with varying line-ups.
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Krakatau — Matinale Krakatau — Matinale
(ECM 1529, 1994, CD)
Krakatau — Volition Krakatau — Volition
(ECM 1466, 1992, CD)
Raoul Björkenheim / Krakatau  — Ritual Raoul Björkenheim / Krakatau — Ritual
(Cuneiform Rune 86, 1988/1996, CD)

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