Trumpetmachine was the name given to a multinational jazz-rock collective assembled by Swiss keyboardist/bandleader George Gruntz for a series of recording sessions conducted over three days in June 1977. The fruits of these sessions were collected on the album For Flying Out Proud, released the following year on the German MPS label.

Members: Franco Ambrosetti (trumpet, flugelhorn), Jon Faddis (trumpet, flugelhorn), Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet, flugelhorn), Woody Shaw (trumpet, flugelhorn), Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn), Mike Zwerin (bass trumpet), George Gruntz (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, conductor), Isla Eckinger (bass), Daniel Humair (drums)


  • For Flying Out Proud (1978)

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