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Kroner, born April 16, 1943 in Copenhagen, Denmark, started playing
the trombone in 1959 with various Dixieland bands. Went to Germany
1961 with Danish Trad Band Dixieland Stompers and again 1962 playing
with Jack Duff's Jazztet and Ken Sims' Vintage Jazzband. The former
including the late Danish trumpet ace Per Ringkjøbing Hansen,
piano player the late Alex Shaw and the young bassist Ronnie Matthewson.
Participated the European avant garde movement of the early- to
mid sixties, performing with a.o. John Tchicai and Rosswell Rudd.
1966-67 toured Denmark with Melvis & his Gentlemen until the
Fall of 1967 when he founded his first Erling Kroner Quintet........More