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Freddie Brocksieper

dr, 1912-1990 DE, Istanbul
Musician / Composer of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Fritz Brocksieper

Fritz "Freddie" Brocksieper (born August 24, 1912 in Istanbul, Turkey; died January 17, 1990) was a German jazz-musician, drummer, and bandleader.Brocksieper was born in Constantinople but was playing professionally in Germany by 1930, working in Nuremberg and Berlin in the 1930s. During World War II he played with the Goldene Sieben (Golden Seven, 1939), Benny De Weille (1940), Willy Berking (1940–1941), and the radio orchestra of Lutz Templin, just as in the National-Socialist propaganda band Charlie and His Orchestra. His playing style on the drums was influenced above all by Gene Krupa. He recorded with his own ensembles, both large and small, in the later 1940s; he performed for American GIs in Stuttgart, Munich, and Berlin.

  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
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Popular Tracks   
Taktik on Swing Era in Europe, Vol. 1 by Various Artists
Bei mir bist du schoen on European Swing Giants, Vol. 4 by Various Artists
Shot Gun Boogie on European Swing Giants, Vol. 4 by Various Artists
Harmonie on Schellack Schätze: Treasures on 78 RPM from Berlin, Europe and the World, Vol. 38 by Various Artists
Verrückte Beine on Schellack Schätze: Treasures on 78 RPM from Berlin, Europe and the World, Vol. 38 by Various Artists
Cymbal-promenade on Immer Wieder Tanzen Vol. 1 by Various Artists
Verrückte Beine on Goldene Zeit Der Deutschen Schlager- Und Filmmusik Vol. 8 by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Die Trommel Und Ihr RhythmusFreddie Brocksieper2007Compil.
Freddie's Boogie BluesFreddie Brocksieper1999Compil.
GlobetrotterFreddie Brocksieper1999Compil.
Drums BoogieFreddie Brocksieper1999Compil.
Shot Gun BoogieFreddie Brocksieper1999Compil.
Swinging Jazz In SchwabingOtto Weiss, Gerry Hayes, Roy Crimmins, Rainer Sander, Milan Pilar, Freddie Brocksieper1981Album
Munich Jazz 1950-1980Freddie Brocksieper - Fatty George - Das Munich Jazz-Star-Ensemble1980Compil.
Jazztime Munich Aus "Studio 15"Freddie Brocksieper, Freddie Brocksieper Four Stars1957Single
Music From Studio 15Freddie Brocksieper1956Album
Die Grossen Tanz-Orchester 1930-1950Freddie BrocksieperAlbum
Shot Gun BoogieFreddie BrocksieperSingle
After Hour RockFreddie BrocksieperSingle
Schräger Rhythmus / Mambo-JamboFreddie BrocksieperAlbum
Das Waren Noch ZeitenFreddie BrocksieperCompil.
Teach Me Tonight / Smoke Gets In Your EyesFreddie BrocksieperSingle
After Hour RockFreddie BrocksieperSingle
Bali-Song / Rainy SundaySanny Day / Freddie BrocksieperSingle
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