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Miroslav Vitous

Weather Report release ‘Mysterious Traveller,’ their fifth album…

Weather Report’s ‘Mysterious Traveller’ is their fifth album released on March 24, 1974 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Nubian Sundance (Josef Zawinul) – 10:40 . 2.American Tango (Miroslav Vitouš, Josef Zawinul) – 03:40 . 3.Cucumber Slumber (Alphonso Johnson, Josef Zawinul) – 08:22 . 4.Mysterious Traveller (Wayne Shorter) – 07:21 . 5.Blackthorn Rose (Wayne Shorter) – […]

Happy Birthday Roy Haynes. ‘Vive Le Roy’

This day (March 13, 1925 ), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Roy Owen Haynes, an American jazz drummer. Tracklist : w/ David Kikoski (2019) . The 7-Decade Career of Drummer Roy Haynes (2018) . w/ The Fountain Of Youth Quartet – At Dizzy’S Club (2011) . Interview . Various (2009) . w/ Chick Corea – […]

Weather Report record their fourth album : ‘Sweetnighter’ for…

Weather Report’s ‘Sweetnighter’ is their fourth (and the last to feature Miroslav Vitouš) album, recorded on February 3-7, 1973 and released on April 27, 1973 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Boogie Woogie Waltz (Josef Zawinul)– 13:06 . 2.Manolete (Wayne Shorter) – 05:58 . 3.Adios (Josef Zawinul) – 03:02 . 4.125Th Street Congress (Josef Zawinul)– 12:16 […]

Weather Report record their first live album : ‘Live in Tokyo’ at…

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, […]

We remember Alphonse Mouzon. ‘Fusion Moves On’

This day (December 26, 2016), in Los Angeles, California, died Alphonse Mouzon, a jazz-fusion drummer and percussionist Tracklist : w/ Larry Coryell & The 11th House – Right On, Y’all (2013) . I Wonder Why (2012) . Jams . w/ Paul Jackson & Herbie Hancock – Hang Up Your Hang Ups (1979) . w/ Jaco […]

This week In Jazz Legends 31

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 240 Posts we […]

Happy Birthday Miroslav Vitous. ‘Vitous’Virtuosity’

This day (December 6, 1947), in Prague, Czechoslovakia, is born Miroslav Vitousa Czech jazz bassist. Tracklist : My Romance (2019) . w/ Adam Pieronczyk (2018) . w/Jiří Stivín – Jazzinec (2016) . improvisation #1l (2015) . w/ Project Q – Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013) . w/ Chick Corea Trio – Rhythm A Ning . w/ […]

Stan, Chick, Dizzy et al go to the White House (1982)

December 4, 1982 – American president Ronald Reagan has invited a few top jazz players to the White House – that is Diane Schuur, Stan Getz, Chick Corea, Miroslav Vitouš, Roy Haynes, Dizzy Gillespie, Jon Faddis next to classical violonist Itzhak Perlman – for a private concert More Info

Jazz has its own Woodstock Festival (1981)

September 19, 1981 – Jack DeJohnette, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Anthony Braxton, Lee Konitz, Miroslav Vitouš and many more are in Woodstock to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Creative Music Studio, founded by Karl Berger and Ornette Coleman.

Weather Report @ Norddeutscher Rundfunk

On September 3, 1971, Weather Report plus three european horn players did a two hours radio broadcast on “Jazzworkshop” a Norddeutscher Rundfunk program. Taped in Berlin, the radio show is so far unissued (or eventually bootlegged) but during the rehearsals, two songs “Directions” and “Dr. Honoris Causa” were filmed.

Columbia Records publish ‘Weather Report,’ their eponymous debut…

‘Weather Report (1971) ‘ is their debut album released on May 12, 1971 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Milky Way (Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) – 02:33 . 2.Umbrellas (Wayne Shorter, Miroslav Vitous, Joe Zawinul) – 03:27 . 3.Seventh Arrow (Miroslav Vitous) – 05:23 . 4.Orange Lady (Joe Zawinul) – 08:44 . 5.Morning Lake (Miroslav […]