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Peter Giger

dr, perc, *1939 CH, Zürich
Musician of Jazz

Swiss drummer Peter Giger came to Frankfurt in 1972 to join the Albert Mangelsdorff Quintet. In 1977 he went out on his own with his project, the Family of Percussion, a percussion-only quartet, along with Trilok Gurtu, Doug Hammond and Tom Nicholas.

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Violoncello
  • Jazz
  • World
  • Folk
  • Rock
  • Latin
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Here Comes the Family on Party-Keller Vol. 3 by Florian Keller

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
A Drum Is A Woman, The Best Of Peter Giger & Family Of PercussionPeter Giger, Family Of Percussion2006Compil.
Mozambique Meets EuropePeter Giger1993Album
Family JewelsPeter Giger, Family Of Percussion1992Compil.
Africa Meets EuropePapa Oyeah Mackenzie & Peter Giger1980Album
Sunday PalaverFamily Of Percussion & Guests - Peter Giger / Trilok Gurtu / Doug Hammond / Tom Nicholas & Wolfgang Dauner / Alan Skidmore1980Album
Where The Hammer HangsPeter Giger - Günter Lenz - Eddy Marron1978Album
BeyondPeter Giger - Günter Lenz - Eddy Marron1977Album
Illegitimate MusicPeter Giger1976Album
Family Of PercussionPeter Giger1976Album
Blues & BoogieMiriam Klein, Oscar Klein, Henri Chaix, Bob Carter, Peter Giger1969Album
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