HORST JANKOWSKI

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Horst Jankowski was a seemingly inexhaustible composer of easy listening instrumental and space age pop who started out as a classical pianist. Comparisons are often noted between Jankowski and campy space age pop arranger and composer Juan Garcia Esquival, easy listening arranger and composer Bert Kaempfert, and easy listening arranger Ray Conniff.

A student of the Berlin Music Conservatory, Jankowski moved on to performing jazz at German nightspots. For a time, he led the band that backed jazz vocalist Caterina Valenti. In addition to conducting, the Berlin native composed for his country's equivalent of Muzak. Jankowski's "A Walk in the Black Forest," alternately known in Germany as "Eine Schwarzwaldenfahrt," was popular in the 1960s. That popularity helped him land a record deal. Mercury released a number of Jankowski's albums. By the 1970s, Jankowski shifted more heavily to jazz and he did not receive as much airplay in the U.S. as he
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Jankowski Originals, Vol. 1 (Jazz Club)Jankowski Originals, Vol. 1 (Jazz Club)
Boutique 2011
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Jankowski Originals 3Jankowski Originals 3
BOUTI 2016
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Jankowski Originals 4Jankowski Originals 4
BOUTI 2016
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Jankowski Originals, Vol. 2 (Jazz Club)Jankowski Originals, Vol. 2 (Jazz Club)
Boutique 2011
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The Genius of Jankowski!The Genius of Jankowski!
Mercury
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Horst Jankowski ~ Genius Of Jankowski LPHorst Jankowski ~ Genius Of Jankowski LP
Mercury
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JankowskeynotesJankowskeynotes
Universal 2004
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Black Forest ExplosionBlack Forest Explosion
Polygram Int'l 1999
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HORST JANKOWSKI The Genius Of Jankowski! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Genius Of Jankowski!
Exotica 1964
HORST JANKOWSKI More Genius Of Horst Jankowski (aka Enjoy Jankowski ) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More Genius Of Horst Jankowski (aka Enjoy Jankowski )
Exotica 1965
HORST JANKOWSKI Still More Genius Of Jankowski album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Still More Genius Of Jankowski
Exotica 1966
HORST JANKOWSKI Jerusalem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jerusalem
Exotica 1969
HORST JANKOWSKI Jankowskinetik album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jankowskinetik
Exotica 1970

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HORST JANKOWSKI Piano Interlude album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Interlude
Exotica 1994

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