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John Graas

frh, 1917-1962 US, Iowa
Composer / Arranger of Jazz and Classical

American jazz French horn player, composer, and arranger. Born : March 14, 1917 in Dubeque, Iowa. Died : April 13, 1962 in Van Nuys, California. (Heart attack) John Graas had a short but busy career on the West Coast, known primarily as one of the first and best French horn players in jazz.

        
Instruments
  • French horn
  • Alphorn
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack

Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Complete Small Group SessionsJohn Graas & Art Pepper2017Compil.
Westlake Bounce - The Music Of John GraasJohn Graas2004Album
Jazz Studio 1/2John Graas2004Compil.
Coup De GraasJohn Graas1958Album
International Premiere in JazzJohn Graas1958Album
Coup De GraasJohn Graas1958Single
Jazz Lab 2John Graas1957Album
Jazz-Lab-1John Graas1956Album
Symphony No. 1 In F MinorJohn Graas1955Single
Jazz StudioJohn Graas, Gerry Mulligan1955Album
Jazz Studio 3 Part 1John Graas1954Single
Jazz Studio 3 Part 3John Graas1954Single
Jazz Studio 3 - Volume 1John Graas1954Single
Jazz Studio 2 From Hollywood - Part 3Herb Geller, Milt Bernhart, John Graas, Don Fagerquist, Marty Paich, Howard Roberts, Curtis Counce, Larry Bunker1954Single
Jazz Studio 3John Graas1954Album
Jazz Studio 2 From HollywoodHerb Geller, Milt Bernhart, John Graas, Don Fagerquist, Marty Paich, Howard Roberts, Curtis Counce, Larry Bunker1954Album
French Horn JazzJohn Graas1954Album
Jazz Studio 2 From Hollywood Part IIHerb Geller, Milt Bernhart, John Graas, Don Fagerquist, Marty Paich, Howard Roberts, Curtis Counce, Larry Bunker1954Single
Jazz Studio 3John Graas, Conte Candoli, Charlie Mariano, Zoot Sims, Jimmy Giuffre, André Previn, Howard Roberts, Curtis Counce, Larry Bunker1954Single
Jazz Studio 3John GraasSingle
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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