Joachim Kühn

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Birthday
15, 1944
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Germany

About

Jazz artist who collaborated with such musicians as Don Cherry, Phil Woods, Ray Lema, Barre Phillips, Hellmut Hattler, and Jean-Luc Ponty.

Before Fame

He formed his own jazz trio in 1964, which would play the first free jazz ever heard in East Germany.

Trivia

He embraced the West Coast fusion scene after relocating to California in the latter part of the 1970s.

Family Life

His love of jazz was inspired by his older brother, clarinetist Rolf Kühn.

Associated With

He and Ornette Coleman performed two concerts together during Summer 1996 at the Leipzig and Verona festivals.