Eddy Marron

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Eddy Marron (* 1938 in Anklam , Pomerania; † February 6, 2013 ) was a German guitarist who moved on the borderline between jazz and rock music .

Live and act

Marron has been a professional musician since he was twenty. He initially worked in Jochen Brauer 's sextet , where he mainly played dance music. In addition, he studied classical guitar until 1968 at the State University of Music Mannheim . With the musicians Sylvester Levay and Christian von Hoffmann (from the Ambros Seelos Band ) he founded the jazz rock band Vita Nova (LP 1971) in 1971. Then he led the jazz workshop in Darmstadt before the fusion band in 1972 Dzyan joined to the shortly afterwards Peter Giger met, the avant-garde jazz with elements of rock, Turkish, Indian and medieval influences to combine tried and 1974 Jazzpodium excellent Received reviews. For a short time he also played with Missus Beastly (CD Bremen 1974 ). As successors to Dzyan, Marron and Giger founded a trio together with Günter Lenz in 1976 , which was reinforced by Trilok Gurtu for his second record in 1978 . Marron was also active in the last line-up of Hans Koller's Free Sound , with whom he also recorded an album. In 1980 he presented his solo LP Por Marco .

Marron had lived in the Netherlands since 1976, where he was a lecturer at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague for many years . In addition, from 1981 he taught jazz guitar at the Cologne University of Music . In 1990 his book The Rhythmic Teaching was published .

Discographic notes

  • Dzyan Time Machine (1973) and Electric Silence (1974, with Reinhard Karwatky, Peter Giger; Marron also plays saz and sitar )
  • Hans Koller For Marcel Duchamp (1976, with Jürgen Wuchner , Janusz Stefański )
  • Giger-Lenz-Marron Beyond (1977)
  • Giger-Lenz-Marron Where the Hammer Hangs (1978, with Trilok Gurtu)

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Individual evidence

  1. Note on the date of death