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Jan Jankeje

b, eb, *1950 SK, Bratislava
Musician / Composer / Producer of Jazz

Slovak jazz bassist, producer and composer. Born 30 July 1950 in Bratislava (former Czechoslovakia). He emigrated to Germany in 1968, during the Prague Spring, and has subsequently collaborated with numerous international jazz musicians, among others with Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Waters and Jaco Pastorius. In 1974, he and his wife Gertraud Jankejová founded the Jazzpoint Records label which is known for its recordings in the swing, bebop and fusion area of jazz.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Bass guitar
  • Double bass
Genres
  • Jazz
  • World
  • Latin
  • Folk
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Medley, Donna Lee on Broadway Blues by Jaco Pastorius
American Boy on Stuttgart Aria by Bireli Lagrene & Jaco Pastorius
Donna Lee on Stuttgart Aria by Bireli Lagrene & Jaco Pastorius
Jaco Reggae on Stuttgart Aria by Bireli Lagrene & Jaco Pastorius
J'attendrai on The Beginning by 16 Gypsy Strings
Stuttgart Aria I on Stuttgart Aria by Bireli Lagrene & Jaco Pastorius
Spain on A Tribute to Django Reinhardt by Biréli Lagrène
Stuttgart Aria II on Stuttgart Aria by Bireli Lagrene & Jaco Pastorius
Teresa on Stuttgart Aria by Bireli Lagrene & Jaco Pastorius
The Days of Wine and Roses on Stuttgart Aria by Bireli Lagrene & Jaco Pastorius

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
A Swinging ChristmasJan Jankeje2008Album
A Portrait Of Jan JankejeJan Jankeje1999Compil.
Erster Tango (Soundtrack Querelle)Jan Jankeje1983Single
Zum TrotzKlaus Wagenleiter, Matthias Buck, Jan Jankeje, Werner Braun1983Album
Mlada Muzika SokolJan Jankeje1979Album
Lieder und Tänze aus BöhmenPapaflo & Co, Ludvik Cisar, Jana Cisar, Luggi Cisar, Klara Novak, Florian Kienzerle, Jan JankejeAlbum
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