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George Gruntz

p, 1932-2013 CH, Basel
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. George Paul Gruntz

Swiss pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader, born 24 June 1932 in Basel, Switzerland, died 10 January 2013 in Allschwil, Switzerland. Musical Director of the "Schauspielhaus Zürich" from 1970 to 1984.

     
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Synthesizer
  • Harpsichord
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
The Magic of a Flute, Act II: So If Love… (Short Version) on Gruntz: The Magic of a Flute by George Gruntz
Nemeit on Noon in Tunisia by George Gruntz
Maghreb Cantata on Noon in Tunisia by George Gruntz
Das Frauenzimmer verstimmt sich immer on Jazz Goes Baroque by George Gruntz
Salhe on Noon in Tunisia by George Gruntz
Danza, danza, fanciulla gentile on Jazz Goes Baroque 2 by George Gruntz
Blues and Theme on Mental Cruelty - The 1960 Jazz Soundtrack by George Gruntz
Stroll on Theme on Mental Cruelty - The 1960 Jazz Soundtrack by George Gruntz
The Earl Of Salisbury (Pavana) on Jazz Goes Baroque by George Gruntz
Buanuara / Fazani on Noon in Tunisia by George Gruntz

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
George Gruntz Classics (Jazz Goes Baroque / Jazz Goes Baroque 2)George Gruntz2012Compil.
Dig My Trane - Coltrane's Vanguard Years (1961-1962)George Gruntz, The NDR Big Band With Special Guest : Tom Rainey2012Album
Little Horse - Ho!George Gruntz & Tobias Preisig Special Guest : David Liebman2009Album
Radio DaysGeorge Gruntz2007Album
Trio TageGeorge Gruntz - Thierry Lang - Dino Saluzzi2005Album
Piano Works II - Ringing The LuminatorGeorge Gruntz2005Album
The Magic Of A FluteGeorge Gruntz / Peter O. Chotjewitz2004Album
Renaissance ManGeorge Gruntz2002Album
Expo TriangleGeorge Gruntz2000Album
Cosmopolitan GreetingsGeorge Gruntz / Allen Ginsberg1993Album
Living TransitionGeorge Gruntz / Franco Ambrosetti / Radio Bigband Leipzig1988Album
FairytaleJasper Van't Hof, George Gruntz1979Album
Percussion ProfilesJack DeJohnette / Pierre Favre / Fredy Studer / Dom Um Romao / David Friedman / George Gruntz1978Album
For Flying Out ProudTrumpetmachine Directed By George Gruntz1978Album
Live At The SchauspielhausThe Band Directed By George Gruntz1976Album
2001 Keys - Piano ConclaveGeorge Gruntz1974Album
Eternal BaroqueGeorge Gruntz1974Album
Monster Sticksland Meeting Two - Monster JazzGeorge Gruntz1974Album
St. Peter PowerGeorge Gruntz1968Album
Drums And Folklore: From Sticksland With LoveGeorge Gruntz1967Album
Noon In TunisiaGeorge Gruntz1967Album
Jazz Goes Baroque 2 The Music Of ItalyGeorge Gruntz1965Album
Jazz Goes BaroqueGeorge Gruntz, Klaus Doldinger, Emil Mangelsdorff, Peter Trunk, Klaus Weiss1964Album
Les EchangesRolf Liebermann, George Gruntz1964Single
The House Of HaresGeorge Gruntz1963Single
Four Of Us: 'Round About Midnight / That Old Black MagicLilian Terry, George Gruntz, George Joyner, Earl "Buster" Smith1962Single
Jazz Sound-Track (From The Schmidhauser -Film Production "Mental Cruelty")George Gruntz Featuring Kenny Clarke – Barney Wilen1960Album
Peter Wyss Plays The BluesPeter Wyss, George Gruntz, Pierre Favre1959Single
Piano-MoodsHorst Jankowski Trio / George GruntzAlbum
Visage D'Ombre / 3+2=1George Gruntz / Guy Pedersen / Daniel HumairSingle
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