Embryo is a musical collective from Munich, founded by Christian Burchard and Edgar Hoffmann in 1969. To date more than 400 musicians have played with the collective, but longtime members include Dieter Serfas, Roman Bunka, Uve Mullrich, Michael Wehmeyer, Chris Karrer, Lothar Stahl, and Jens Polheide. They have played festivals around the globe, include the Mumbai Jazz in 1979, Reading in England in 1973, Port Harcourt Jazz in Nigeria in 1987, and Wakayama in Japan in 1991. They were awarded the German World Music Award RUTH at the TFF.Rudolstadt Festival in 2008.


Embryo is featured in Edition: Guest Editor, Bryan Leitgeb

Embryo in a Pakistani circus
Roman Bunka
Embryo & Karnataka College of Percussion