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Swiss personalities - Detail

GRUNTZ, George

Place of birth
Basle

Date of birth
24.06.1932

Place of death
Allschwil

Date of death
10.01.2013

Citizenship
Switzerland

Member of the group
FLAVIO AMBROSETTI ALL STARS; FRANCO AMBROSETTI QUARTET; FRANCO AMBROSETTI QUINTET; GEORGE GRUNTZ JAZZ ENSEMBLE; FRANCIS NOTZ SEPTET; KURT WEIL SEXTET; HELEN MERRILL-GEORGE GRUNTZ; SWISS ALL STARS; FRANCO AMBROSETTI QUINTET; BASEL JAZZ ALL STARS; UMBERTO ARLATI QUARTET; THE BAND; FLAVIO AMBROSETTI JAZZ STARS; TRUMPET MACHINE; PHIL WOODS AND HIS EUROPEAN RHYTHM MACHINE; PIANO CONCLAVE

Head of the department of winds instruments
THE GEORGE GRUNTZ CONCERT JAZZ BAND; THE GEORGE GRUNTZ CONCERT JAZZ BAND 1983; THE GEORGE GRUNTZ CONCERT JAZZ BAND 1987

Founder of the ensemble
GEORGE GRUNTZ QUINTET; GEORGE GRUNTZ SWISS TRIO; GEORGE GRUNTZ JAZZ GROUP; GEORGE GRUNTZ PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE; GEORGE GRUNTZ DREAM GROUP; GEORGE GRUNTZ AND HIS BOUNCING BILLYS

Activity
Composer; Text writer; Arrangement; Head of the department of winds instruments; Director of the ensemble; Producer; Sound engineer

Musical instrument
Piano; Electric piano; Prepared piano; Fender-Rhodes electric piano; Vibraphone; Synthesizer; Keyboard; Organ; Harpsichord; Accordion

Musical genre
Jazz; Swing; New Jazz; Improvisation; Cool jazz


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