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KALEIDOSKOP was jazz-rock band originated from Bremen. Group started as one of the many jazz influenced combos in the first half of 1970s with audible elements from psychedelic rock, soul and krautrock oriental leanings.

Result was one self-titled album recorded in Hannover and released in 1974 with lineup consisting three saxophonists: Ulrich FREMKE (alto, played also on clarinet), Wolfgang SCHMEER (soprano, also on flute) and Peter BARKHOLD (tenor,soprano, vocals). The group also included GŁnter BLENDERMANN on bass, Dietmar SCHMIDT on percussions and Wolfgang SCHMIDT on organs, electric piano and guitar.

Some members were later assosiated with blues rock KALEIDOSKOP BAND and rock bands: BUFFALO and SUNDIKAT, so KALEIDOSKOP remains their only journey towards jazzy krautrock with long compositions - full of Hammond organ, saxophones and flute solos.

KALEIDOSCOP can be compared to classic groups like OUT OF FOCUS, THIRSTY MOON, jazzy incantation of XHOL CARAVAN and recently resurfaced STAGG.

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