Rob Franken

Real Name:
Rob Franken
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Born in 1941, Rob Franken played in more than just Dutch jazz-circles. People who worked with him describe him as a slightly introvert, but purely musical sorcerer. He had great influence on the people he worked with, not only the younger, but also the elder, like Toots Thielemans for instance, with whom he toured europe for several years.
Rob Franken liked to experiment with new instruments, and was the first person in Holland who made good use of the electric Fender Rhodes piano. Sadly he died too young, at the age of 42.
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Albums

OM 777.001 Rob Franken - Boogie Woogie T.V. Tunes album art Tony Nolte, Rob Franken Tony Nolte, Rob Franken - Boogie Woogie T.V. Tunes Omega International OM 777.001 Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version
OM 444.083 Rob Franken - I'm Gonna Love You album art Rob Franken I'm Gonna Love You (Album) Omega International OM 444.083 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
SSE 12004 Rob Franken - Absorbed Love album art The Rob Franken Electrification* + Joop Scholten + Eef Albers The Rob Franken Electrification* + Joop Scholten + Eef Albers - Absorbed Love(LP, Album) 678 Records SSE 12004 Netherlands 2018 Sell This Version
SSE 12003 Rob Franken - Together  album art The Rob Franken Electrification* + Joop Scholten + Eef Albers The Rob Franken Electrification* + Joop Scholten + Eef Albers - Together (LP) 678 Records SSE 12003 Netherlands 2018 Sell This Version
SSE 12008 Rob Franken - Six Seven Eight album art Rob Franken Electrification Trio* Six Seven Eight(LP, Album) 678 Records SSE 12008 Netherlands 2018 Sell This Version
SSE 12007 Rob Franken - Colours & Images album art The Rob Franken Electrification* + Ferdinand Povel + Jiggs Whigham + Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen + Joop Scholten + Jan Huydts + John Lee (3) & Gerry Brown The Rob Franken Electrification* + Ferdinand Povel + Jiggs Whigham + Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen + Joop Scholten + Jan Huydts + John Lee (3) & Gerry Brown - Colours & Images(LP, Album) 678 Records SSE 12007 Netherlands 2018 Sell This Version
SSE 12005 Rob Franken - Blue Sky Fingers album art The Rob Franken Electrification* + Joop Scholten The Rob Franken Electrification* + Joop Scholten - Blue Sky Fingers(LP, Album) 678 Records SSE 12005 Netherlands 2018 Sell This Version
SSE 12006 Rob Franken - Don't Stop album art The Rob Franken Electrification* + Wolfgang Schlüter The Rob Franken Electrification* + Wolfgang Schlüter - Don't Stop(LP, Album) 678 Records SSE 12006 Netherlands 2018 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

EH 501 Rob Franken - Rob Franken album art Rob Franken Rob Franken(7", EP) Havoc (2) EH 501 Netherlands 1964 Sell This Version
DS 1125 Rob Franken - Sunflower album art Rob Franken Sunflower(7", Single) Delta (2) DS 1125 Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
NG 502 Rob Franken - Sunday Rock / Whispering album art Rob Franken Sunday Rock / Whispering(7", Single) Negram NG 502 Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
OM 36.164 Y Rob Franken - Koning Klant / Ti-Ta-Tovenaar album art Tony Nolte, Rob Franken Tony Nolte, Rob Franken - Koning Klant / Ti-Ta-Tovenaar Omega International OM 36.164 Y Belgium 1973 Sell This Version

Compilations

SON 708027 Rob Franken - Fender Rhodes album art Rob Franken Featuring Jimmy Owens, Clark Terry, Ernie Wilkins & Jean 'Toots' Thielemans* Rob Franken Featuring Jimmy Owens, Clark Terry, Ernie Wilkins & Jean 'Toots' Thielemans* - Fender Rhodes(2xCD, Comp) Sonic Scenery SON 708027 Netherlands 2009 Sell This Version
SSECD004 Rob Franken - Functional STEREO Music album art The Rob Franken Electrification* Functional STEREO Music(3xCD, Album, Comp) 678 Records SSECD004 Netherlands 2019 Sell This Version