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Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky


Autodidact Petrovsky is considered one of the founding fathers of jazz in the GDR. Already since the mid-1950s he played in various formations; later he became a founding member of Manfred Ludwig Sextett, who was important to East German jazz, and performed with Joachim Kühn, Dorothy Ellison and Ruth Hohmann, among others. I n 1971 he founded the jazz rock band SOK with Ulrich Gumpert and in 1973 was one of the founders of the free jazz formation Synopsis. Since 1972 he has worked together with bassist Klaus Koch in various formations.

  • Alto sax
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Flute
  • Soprano sax
  • Jazz
  • Spoken Word
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Relaxing with Heinz, Klaus, Joe and Tony on Petrowsky, Ernst-Ludwig: Ein Nachmittag in Peitz by Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky
Anthropology on Brunig, Uschi / Petrowsky, Ernst-Ludwig: Enfant by Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky
Blues Usel on Brunig, Uschi / Petrowsky, Ernst-Ludwig: Enfant by Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky
Improvisation No. 1 - Live, Ilmenau, 2011 on Wanderung durch den Thüringer Wald by Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky & Conny Bauer
Lonely Woman on Ornette Et Cetera by Uschi Bruning
Sambalita on Brunig, Uschi / Petrowsky, Ernst-Ludwig: Enfant by Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky
I'm Afraid the Masquerade Is Over on Brunig, Uschi / Petrowsky, Ernst-Ludwig: Enfant by Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky
Cotton Worldwide on Lenz, Gunter: Spring Time by Günter Lenz
Holzbein on Lenz, Gunter: Spring Time by Günter Lenz
Salmon No. 1 on The Salmon by Michael Griener & Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
LiveUschi Brüning Und Engerling Feat. Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky2016Album
Ein RésuméErnst-Ludwig Petrowsky / Uschi Brüning / Michael Griener2013Album
Ornette Et CeteraUschi Brüning / Michael Griener / Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky / Jean François Prins2012Album
Preussisches TrioErnst-Ludwig Petrowsky, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Achim Trampenau : Preussisches Trio2011Album
Meine Ostdeutschen Adoptiveltern Und Ihr Missratener Sohn Aus Dem WestenWiglaf Droste / Uschi Brüning / Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky2011Album
Radiospecial Um Zwei TriosErnst-Ludwig Petrowsky2008Album
Ein Nachmittag In PeitzErnst-Ludwig Petrowsky2008Album
The SalmonErnst-Ludwig Petrowsky / Michael Griener2007Album
ReminiszenenErnst-Ludwig Petrowsky2007Album
Rundfunk Jazz-Ensemble Studio 4Ensemble Studio 42005Album
CooperationsUschi Brüning, Georg Katzer, Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky1997Album
InterchangeThe Quartet feat. Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky1986Album
You Better Fly AwayClarinet Summit Live - John Carter / Bernd Konrad / Perry Robinson / Gianluigi Trovesi / Theo Jörgensmann / Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky1980Album
NDR Jazzworkshop ´78/´79Pat Metheny Group / Jan Garbarek Group / Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, Klaus Koch, Günter Sommer / Woody Shaw / Albert Mangelsdorff, Arild Andersen, Pierre Favre1979Album
Ernst-Ludwig PetrowskyErnst-Ludwig Petrowsky1978Album
Gruppe "Synopsis"Synopsis - Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky . Conrad Bauer . Ulrich Gumpert . Günter Sommer1974Album
Jazz Mit Dem Ensemble Studio 4Ensemble Studio 4 Leitung Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky1969Album
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