Kurt Edelhagen

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    American Patrol, In The Mood, Song Of The Volga BoatmanKurt Edelhagen
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    Foxtrott - 46 Takte pro Minute (Dinah / What A Beatiful Night / When You're Smiling)Kurt Edelhagen
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    Disco - 34 Takte pro Minute (Born To Be Alive / I Love Paris / Jerico)Kurt Edelhagen
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    TrumpetsKurt Edelhagen
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    Sun Valley Serenade, String Of Pearls, Adios, PoincianaKurt Edelhagen

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        A well-respected bandleader whose orchestras tended to emphasize swinging dance music but were open to boppish solos, Kurt Edelhagen was a major name in Germany for quite a few years. He studied piano and conducting, and then in 1946 formed his first big band. Edelhagen was a natural bandleader and he headed ensembles for the radio station in Frankfurt, in Nuremberg (1949-1952) and most notably the orchestra of Sudwestfunk (1952-1957) which sometimes looked towards Stan Kenton. ... Read more

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