Joni Mitchell ‘s ‘Shadows and Light’ is a double live album released in September 1979 and recorded with Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Michael Brecker and others and released in September 1980 by Asylum.
Cool Album Of The Day I’m not going to sit here and type away about how much I think this is a perfect and fantastic album. If you’re a jazz affectionado, then maybe it is to you. I like jazz, I appreciate jazz, but I’m not head over heels in love with it. […]
Ultimate-Guitar.com This may be Joni’s crowning achievement in mixing Folk with Jazz. After this, she turned more towards popand before this her records only hinted at the Jazz she was working towards on this record. Fans of “Mingus”and “Hejira” will find the most joy in this, but even fans of “Court and Spark” and “Blue” will probably enjoy this record in some respect. […]
Soundstage Mitchell is just edgy enough to get the songs across with ultimate impact, yet she and Metheny, though obviously rehearsed, work together in the relaxed manner of a jam session. […]