«Kraan» - biography, albums, songs, video clips

Kraan is a German band based in Ulm and formed in 1970. It had several minor hits through the 1970s and 1980s. After a break of ten years, the group reunited in 2000. Their early style can be described as Krautrock that turned later to fusion, combining elements of both rock and jazz.

Members

Current Lineup

  • Peter Wolbrandt - guitar (1970–present)
  • Hellmut Hattler - bass guitars (1970–present)
  • Jan Fride - drums (1970–1978, 1982–present)

Former members

  • Ingo Bischof - keyboards (1975–2007)
  • Johannes Pappert - alto sax (1970–1976)
  • Udo Dahmen - drums (1977–1980)
  • Joo Kraus - keyboards (1987–1992)
  • Gerry Brown - drums, lead vocals (1979–1980)
  • Tommy Goldschmidt - drums (1977)
  • Eef Albers – guitar (1982–1983)
  • Marc McMillen – keyboards, vocals (1982–1983)

Discography

  • 1972 Kraan
  • 1973 Wintrup
  • 1974 Andy Nogger
  • 1975 Kraan Live
  • 1975 Let It Out
  • 1977 Wiederhören
  • 1978 Flyday
  • 1980 Tournee
  • 1982 Nachtfahrt
  • 1983 X and 2 Platten (Best of Kraan)
  • 1988 Kraan Live 88
  • 1989 Dancing In The Shade
  • 1991 Soul of Stone
  • 1998 The Famous Years Compiled
  • 2001 Live 2001 and Berliner Ring
  • 2003 Through
  • 2007 Psychedelic man
  • 2010 Diamonds

External links

  • fan site
  • discography at Discogs