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Embryo
Country
Germany
Profile
Embryo is a musical collective from Munich which has been active since 1969, although its story started in the mid-50s in Hof where Christian Burchard (drums, vibraphone, santur, keyboards) and Dieter Serfas (saxophones, flutes) met for the first time at the age of 10. It was one of the most important German jazz-rock bands during the 70s and has also been described as "the most eclectic of the Krautrock bands." A large number of different musicians have played in Embryo — longtime members include Edgar Hoffmann (sax,violin), Roman Bunka (guitar, oud), Uve Müllrich (bass), Michael Wehmeyer (keyboard), Chris Karrer (guitar, oud, violin, sax), Lothar Stahl (marimba, drums), and Jens Polheide (bass, flute). Burchard suffered a stroke in 2016, after which time his daughter Marja took over leadership of the band.
Website
http://www.embryo.de
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Releases on file (46)
Embryo — It Do Embryo — It Do
(Trikont US-0479, 2016, CD)
Embryo — Message from Era Ora Embryo — Message from Era Ora
(Black Sweat Records BS 005, 2013, CD)
Embryo — Freedom in Music Embryo — Freedom in Music
(Schneeball 858222, 2008, CD)
Embryo — Live at Burg Herzberg Festival 2007 Embryo — Live at Burg Herzberg Festival 2007
(Trip In Time WIS-T2504, 2008, CD)
Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg
(Audion ISBN 0-9529506-0-CDRO, 2007, CD-ROM)
Embryo — Live im Wendland Embryo — Live im Wendland
(Schneeball 76, 2007, CD)
Embryo — News Embryo — News
(Ultimate Records (no Cat #), 2006, LP)
Embryo — Hallo Mik Embryo — Hallo Mik
(Schneeball 24462-5, 2004, CD)
Embryo — 2001 Live Vol.1 Embryo — 2001 Live Vol.1
(Schneeball 0835-2, 2002, CD)
Embryo — Una Gira per Catalunya Embryo — Una Gira per Catalunya
(Cosmic Egg UTC 011, 2001/2014, CDr)
Embryo — 2000 Live Vol.1 Embryo — 2000 Live Vol.1
(Schneeball 9753-2, 2000, CD)
Embryo Featuring Jurji Parfenov — One Night in Barcelona Embryo Featuring Jurji Parfenov — One Night in Barcelona
(Disconforme 1938 CD, 2000, 2CD)
Embryo — Invisible Documents Embryo — Invisible Documents
(Disconforme DISC 1031-CD, 1999, 2CD)
Embryo — Tour 98: Istanbul-Casablanca Embryo — Tour 98: Istanbul-Casablanca
(Schneeball 8536-2, 1999, 2CD)
Embryo — Ni Hau Embryo — Ni Hau
(Indigo 3062-2, 1996, CD)
Embryo — Ibn Battuta Embryo — Ibn Battuta
(Schneeball 1052-2, 1994, CD)
Embryo — Turn Peace Embryo — Turn Peace
(Schneeball 1045-26, 1989/1990, CD)
Embryo — Africa Embryo — Africa
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90022, 1987/1992, CD)
Embryo & Yoruba Dun Dun Orchestra — Embryo & Yoruba Dun Dun Orchestra feat. Muraina Oyelami Embryo & Yoruba Dun Dun Orchestra — Embryo & Yoruba Dun Dun Orchestra feat. Muraina Oyelami
(Schneeball 1043 CD 26, 1985/1989, CD)
Embryo — Zack Gluck Embryo — Zack Gluck
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90038, 1984/1992, CD)
Embryo — La Blama Sparozzi Embryo — La Blama Sparozzi
(Disconforme DISC 1034 CD, 1982/1999, CD)
Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 15 Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 15
(Garden of Delights CD 150, 1982/2009, CD)
Embryo / Charlie Matiano / Karnataka College of Percussion — Life Embryo / Charlie Matiano / Karnataka College of Percussion — Life
(Disconforme DISC 1944 CD, 1981/2001, CD)
Embryo — Eternal Forces Embryo — Eternal Forces
(Cosmic Egg UTCE-009, 1980/2014, CDr)
Embryo — Every Day Is OK (AKA Anthology) Embryo — Every Day Is OK (AKA Anthology)
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90039, 1980/1992, CD)
Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 16 Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 16
(Garden of Delights CD 160, 1980/2010, CD)
Embryo — Embryo's Reise Embryo — Embryo's Reise
(Schneeball 20, 1979/1994, CD)
Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 17 Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 17
(Garden of Delights CD 170, 1979/2013, CD)
Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 18 Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 18
(Garden of Delights CD 180, 1978/2017, CD)
Embryo — Apo-Calypso Embryo — Apo-Calypso
(Disconforme DISC 1033 CD, 1977/1999, CD)
Embryo — Live Embryo — Live
(Garden of Delights CD173, 1977/2015, CD)
Embryo — Umsonst und Draußen – Vlotho 1977 Embryo — Umsonst und Draußen – Vlotho 1977
(Garden of Delights CD182, 1977/2017, CD)
Embryo — Bad Heads and Bad Cats Embryo — Bad Heads and Bad Cats
(Garden of Delights CD 163, 1975/2011, CD)
Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 9 Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 9
(Garden of Delights CD 090, 1975/2003, CD)
Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 10 Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 10
(Garden of Delights CD 100, 1975/2004, CD)
Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 17 Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 17
(Garden of Delights CD 170, 1975/2012, CD)
Embryo — Surfin' Embryo — Surfin'
(Garden of Delights CD 157, 1975/2010, CD)
Embryo / Mal Waldron / Charlie Mariano — 2.6.73 in Hamburg Embryo / Mal Waldron / Charlie Mariano — 2.6.73 in Hamburg
(Schneeball M-01, 1973/2003, LP)
Embryo — Rocksession Embryo — Rocksession
(Brain SPV 50892 CD, 1973/2008, CD)
Embryo — Steig Aus Embryo — Steig Aus
(Repertoire PMS7078-WP, 1973/2008, CD)
Embryo with Charlie Mariano — We Keep On Embryo with Charlie Mariano — We Keep On
(Disconforme DISC 1936 CD, 1973/1999, CD)
Embryo — Father, Son and Holy Ghosts Embryo — Father, Son and Holy Ghosts
(Garden of Delights CD 092, 1972/2003, CD)
Embryo — Bremen 1971 Embryo — Bremen 1971
(Garden of Delights CD 084, 1971/2003, CD)
Embryo — Embryo's Rache Embryo — Embryo's Rache
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90050, 1971/1993, CD)
Embryo — Opal Embryo — Opal
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90012, 1970/1997, CD)
Embryo with Mal Waldron — For Eva Embryo with Mal Waldron — For Eva
(Disconforme 1039 CD, 1967/2000, CD)

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