Gert Kilian - Percussion Unlimited

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Love Breeze

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Love Breeze
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Gert Kilian (balafon, vocals, composition & lyrics)
Seventeen CD/LP with DRUMPACT, OREXIS, ARGILE, LES ZOULOUSAINS, LOOPING. "German Record Prize 1978" with OREXIS. Musical studies in Papua New Guinea, West Africa, India, Trinidad & Tobago. Documentary CD "afro percussion" - music from Senegal and Mali. Author of "balafon beat" (publisher: Verlag Zimmermann). Workshops in France, Germany and Spain.
Tours in Asia, Africa, Europe with the Goethe Institut.
Tom Hiltner (keyboards, arrangement)
Classical piano studies in Würzburg. Keyboarder in the rock groups RIFF MUSIC, NERV, BLENDWERK and the NOMADEN. Co-working on studio productions of Udo Lindenberg and Zanki and eight CDs. Performance in the German programs for the Olympic Games 1988 in Seoul. Teacher for keyboards and pop music.
Tours in South-East Asia with the Goethe Institut.
Francoise Guerlin (vocals)
Jazz singer taught by Christine Legrand, Dédé Minvielle und Ravi Prasad. CDs with ERIC LAREINE, LAURENT MARC, BIG JOE COMBO and the a capella - group LES VOIX LIEES. Besides her career as a singer, she also works in the theatre (with Léo Ferré, Eric Lareine, et al.).
Tours and festivals with the FRANCOISE GUERLIN QUARTET.
Norbert Meyer-Venus (bass)
Classical counter-bass studies in Nurenberg. Freelance bass player in demand for record productions, theater events and artist tours (with JOHN MARSHAL, TOOTS THIELEMANNS, TREVOR COLEMAN, KONSTANTIN WECKER, CHARLY ANTOLINI, etc. Teacher for counter- and e-bass.
Tours in Poland, Russia, Czechia and France.
Evert Jan Fraterman (drums)
Classical percussion studies in Nuremberg. Recordings and TV events at home and abroad with musicians like JACK BRUCE, NIGEL KENNEDY, ALBERT MANGELSDORFF, DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH, JOHN ETHERIDGE, RAINER BRÜNINGHAUS. Drummer for eight years in Volker Kriegel's MILD MANIAC ORCHESTRA. Studio jobs with STING and ANDY SUMMERS. "Artist of the Year 1982" / German Phono Academy.
Nan Mercader (congas, timbalas, bongos)
Percussion studies at the "Centro Folklorico Nacional" in Havanna/Cuba. Studio musician in demand in Spain, "Percussionist of the Year 1997". Participation in 45 record productions, among others with TETE MONTOLIU, MAITE MARTIN, DEBORAH CARTER. Founder of OCTOPUSSY, CARAMBA, SALSA PICANTE and EXPERIMENTAL BARCELONA PERCUSSIO.
Tours in Europe, Singapour and Hongkong.



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