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Family Of Percussion

Band, CH
Jazz, Folk and World

Frankfurt-based jazz collective, founded in 1977 by Swiss drummer Peter Giger. Other members include percussionist Trilok Gurtu, vocalist/poly-instrumentalist Doug Hammond and bass-player Tom Nicholas.

PortraitTrilok Gurtu
perc, dr, tab *1951 IN
PortraitDoug Hammond
voc, dr, perc *1942 US
PortraitPeter Giger
dr, perc *1939 CH
PortraitChristoph Haberer
dr, perc *1951 DE
PortraitMichael Küttner
perc *1954 DE
PortraitTom Nicholas
perc, cng
Popular Tracks   
Here Comes The Family on Party-Keller Vol. 3 by Various Artists

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
A Drum Is A Woman, The Best Of Peter Giger & Family Of PercussionPeter Giger, Family Of Percussion2006Compil.
Family JewelsPeter Giger, Family Of Percussion1992Compil.
Moon At NoonAlbert Mangelsdorff And Wolfgang Dauner & Family Of Percussion1987Album
Here Comes The FamilyFamily Of Percussion & Archie Shepp1981Album
Sunday PalaverFamily Of Percussion & Guests - Peter Giger / Trilok Gurtu / Doug Hammond / Tom Nicholas & Wolfgang Dauner / Alan Skidmore1980Album
Message To The Enemies Of TimeFamily Of Percussion1978Album
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