Kraan

Kraan is a German jazz-rock/funk band that was initially active during the 1970s and early 1980s. Marked by the bold, punctual bass-work of Hellmut Hattler, the band released eight studio albums and a live double-LP between 1972 and 1982. Members: Hellmut Hattler (bass), Jan Fride (drums), Peter Wolbrandt (guitar), Johannes Pappert (saxophone, 1970-76), Ingo Bischof […]

Kraan ‎– Andy Nogger (1974)

Andy Nogger is the third album by German jazz-rock/funk band Kraan, released in 1974 on Spiegelei. Tracklist: A1. “Stars” (5:17) A2. “Andy Nogger” (3:50) A3. “Nam Nam” (5:50) A4. “Son of the Sun” (5:02) B1. “Holiday am Marterhorn” (7:40) B2. “Home” (5:40) B3. “Yellow Bamboo” (4:25) Credits: Peter Wolbrandt — guitar, vocals Jan Fride — […]

Kraan ‎– Wiederhören (1977)

Wiederhören is the fifth studio album by German jazz-rock/funk combo Kraan, released in 1977 on Harvest. Tracklist: A1. “Just One Way” (4:00) A2. “Vollgas ahoi” (6:07) A3. “Silky Way” (3:58) A4. “Rendezvous in Blue” (5:56) B1. “Let’s Take a Ride” (5:19) B2. “Rund um die Uhr” (3:45) B3. “Yaqui Yagua” (5:19) B4. “Wiederhören” (7:13) Credits: […]

Kraan – Let It Out (1975)

Let It Out is the fourth studio album by German jazz-rock/funk band Kraan, released in 1975 on Spiegelei. Tracklist: A1. “Bandits in the Woods” (4:20) A2. “Luftpost” (5:12) A3. “Degado” (4:54) A4. “Prima Klima” (4:40) B1. “Let it Out” (6:12) B2. “Die Maschine” (4:45) B3. “Heimweh nach Übersee” (3:07) B4. “Picnic International” (5:20) Credits: Peter […]

Kraan – Wintrup (1973)

Wintrup is the second album by German jazz-rock/funk band Kraan, released in 1973 on Spiegelei. Tracklist: A1. “Silver Wings” (4:13) A2. “Mind Quake” (7:44) A3. “Backs” (6:45) B1. “Gut und richtig” (7:40) B2. “Wintrup” (5:26) B3. “Jack Steam” (5:54) Credits: Peter Wolbrandt — guitar, vocals Hellmut Hattler — bass, vocals Jan Fride — drums, congas […]

Kraan ‎– Kraan (1972)

Kraan is the debut album by the namesake German jazz-rock/funk band, released in 1972 on Spiegelei. Tracklist: A1. “Sarah’s Ritt durch den Schwarzwald” (6:23) A2. “M. C. Escher” (6:14) A3. “Kraan Arabia” (9:54) B1. “Head” (18:36 — :01–3:03 | 5:10–11:19 | 11:20–15:12 | 15:13–18:37) B2. “Sarah auf der Gänsewies’” (2:01) Credits: Peter Wolbrandt — guitar, vocals, […]