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Phil Kraus

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Phil Kraus

Phil Kraus has been played on NTS in shows including Tom Furse, featured first on 22 June 2015. Songs played include Caravan and Baia.

Born 1918, New York City

One of the hardest working men in Space Age Pop, Phil Kraus' motto might be, "Have Percussion, Will Travel." Along with his frequent partner, Bobby Rosengarden, Kraus played on more percussion showcase albums than any other musician--except, perhaps, Dick Hyman, who had the advantage of never having to sleep.

Kraus began studying the xylophone at the age of 8, and by the time he graduated from high school, was so proficient at most common percussion instruments…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Caravan
Bob Rosengarden, Phil Kraus
Time Records1960
Caravan
Bob Rosengarden, Phil KrausTime Records1960
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Baia
Bob Rosengarden, Phil Kraus
Time Records1960
Baia
Bob Rosengarden, Phil KrausTime Records1960
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