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Gerd Dudek

ts, ss, *1938 DE
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Gerhard Rochus Dudek

Gerd Dudek (born Gerhard Rochus Dudek, 28 September 1938) is a German jazz tenor saxophonist, soprano saxophonist, clarinetist and flautist.Dudek studied clarinet privately and attended music school in the 1950s before joining a big band led by his brother Ossi until 1958. During the early 1960s, Dudek played in the Berliner Jazz Quintet, in Karl Blume's group and in Kurt Edelhagen's orchestra until 1965. He then became interested in free music and joined Manfred Schoof's quintet. Dudek took part in the first sessions of The Globe Unity Orchestra in 1966, and played with them at various time into the 1980s. He also worked with many other European free musicians and composers, including Alexander von Schlippenbach, Loek Dikker and The Waterland Ensemble And European Jazz Quintet. He is best

  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Pop
  • Dance
  • Rock
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Dji-Dji-Eitch-Eitch on Flying to the Sky by 本田竹曠 & Gerd Dudek
Floating On the Sea on Flying to the Sky by 本田竹曠 & Gerd Dudek
Flying to the Sky on Flying to the Sky by 本田竹曠 & Gerd Dudek

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Out Of This World (Tribute To John Coltrane)Gerd Dudek 4, Martin Sasse, Martin Gjakonovski, Hendrik Smock, Gerd Dudek2016Album
Day And NightGerd Dudek2012Album
Lyrik & Jazz - CascadenIngeborg Drews, Gerd Dudek, Ali Haurand2006Album
Free Zone Appleby 2005Kenny Wheeler, Philipp Wachsmann, Evan Parker, Gerd Dudek, Paul Dunmall, Paul Rogers, John Edwards, Tony Marsh, Tony Levin2006Album
The Art Of DuoGerd Dudek, Michael Mikolaschek2005Album
'SmatterGerd Dudek2002Album
Schinderkarren Mit BüffetPaul Eßer • Gerd Dudek • Ali Haurand • Jiří Stivín2002Album
Crossing LevelGerd Dudek • Rob van den Broeck • Ali Haurand • Tony Levin1997Album
PulqueGerd Dudek / Ali Haurand / Rob van den Broeck1993Album
After AllGerd Dudek • Ali Haurand • Rob van den Broeck1991Album
IIIEuropean Jazz Quintet / Gerd Dudek / Leszek Zadlo / Alan Skidmore / Ali Haurand, Pierre Courbois1982Album
OpenGerd Dudek / Buschi Niebergall / Edward Vesala1979Album
HornsGünter Christmann / Gerd Dudek / Albert Mangelsdorff / Paul Rutherford / Manfred Schoof / Kenny Wheeler1979Album
European Jazz Quintet, Alan Skidmore, Gerd Dudek, Leszek Zadlo, Ali Haurand, Pierre CourboisEuropean Jazz Quintet, Alan Skidmore, Gerd Dudek, Leszek Zadlo, Ali Haurand, Pierre Courbois1978Album
Live At Moers FestivalEuropean Jazz Quintet, Alan Skidmore, Leszek Zadlo, Gerd Dudek, Ali Haurand, Pierre Courbois1977Album
Flying To The SkyTakehiro Honda & Gerd Dudek1971Album
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