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George Gruntz

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: June 24, 1932 | Died: January 10, 2013    

George Gruntz

George Gruntz was a Swiss jazz pianist, organist, harpsichordist, keyboardist and composer known for the George Gruntz Concert Big Band, and his work with artists such as Phil Woods, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Don Cherry, Chet Baker, Art Farmer, Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin and Mel Lewis.

Gruntz, who was born in Basle, Switzerland, was also an accomplished arranger and composer, having been commissioned by many orchestras and symphonies. From 1972 to 1994 he served as artistic director for the JazzFest Berlin.

  • Dig My Trane - Coltrane's Vanguard Years (1961-1962)

    JJ-Tracks
    2012
  • George Gruntz Classics - Jazz Goes Baroque / Jazz Goes Baroque 2

    JJ-Tracks
    2012
  • Jazz Soundtrack From Mental Cruelty

    JJ-Tracks
    2011
  • Little Horse - Ho!

    JJ-Tracks
    2009
  • Trio Tage

    JJ-Tracks
    2005
  • Piano Works II - Ringing The Luminator

    JJ-Tracks
    2005
  • Cosmopolitan Greetings

    MGB
    2005
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Cosmopolitan Greetings by William Grim

Mental Cruelty by AAJ Staff

Mental Cruelty by Mark Corroto

Merryteria by Glenn Astarita

Liebermann -- Live at Jazz Fest Berlin by Jack Bowers

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