Weather Report’s ‘Live in Tokyo’ is their third (and first live) album recorded on January 13, 1972 at Shibuya Kokaido Hall and released the same year by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.Medley: Vertical Invader, Seventh Arrow, T.H., Doctor Honoris Causa (Miroslav Vitous, Josef Zawinul) – 26:14 . 2.Medley: Surucucú, Lost, Early Minor, Directions (Wayne Shorter, Josef Zawinul) – 19:19 . 3.Orange Lady (Josef Zawinul) – 18:14 . 4.Medley: Eurydice, The Moors (Wayne Shorter) – 13:49 . 5.Medley: Tears, Umbrellas (Wayne Shorter, Josef Zawinul) – 10:54
Musicians : Wayne Shorter – Saxophones . Miroslav Vitous – Bass . Eric Gravatt – Drums . Dom Um Romão – Percussion . Weather Report – Band
Production : Produced By Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter . Susumu Satoh – Engineer
Package : Eiko Ishioka – Design . Tadayuki Naitoh – Photography . Yusaku Nakanishi – Design
Recorded On January 13, 1972 At Shibuya Kokaido Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Released 1972 By Columbia.
jaszpipiano @ RateYourMusic
This album was recorded before Joe Zawinul (co-founder w/Wayne Shorter), became or could have became influenced/obsessed with the use of a lot of electronics, WR’s signature style […]
Now we can follow the wild, stream-of-consciousness evolution of early Weather Report workouts, taking the listener into all kinds of stylistic territory — from Joe Zawinul’s lone acoustic piano to dissonant free form and electronic explosions — with lots of adjustments of tempo and texture. […]
Louie Bourland @ Amazon
Segments from this album were released as half of the band’s second album “I Sing The Body Electric”. On this album however, it is a complete 90-minute performance consisting of five lengthy tracks (four of which are continuous suites containing different pieces) […]