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.
‘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 […]
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) – […]
Chick Corea’s ‘Now He Sings, Now He Sobs’ is an album recorded on March 14, 19 and 27, 1968, with Miroslav Vitouš on bass and Roy Haynes on drums and released the same year by Solid State. Track Listing : 1.Steps – What Was (Chick Corea) – 13:50 . 2.Matrix (Chick Corea) – 06:28 . […]
This day (March 4 , 1947), in Mysen, Norway, is born Jan Garbarek, a Norwegian tenor and soprano saxophonist.
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’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, […]
This day (December 6, 1947), in Prague, Czechoslovakia, is born Miroslav Vitousa Czech jazz bassist.
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
Weather Report’s ‘I Sing the Body Electric’ is their second album (with two new members : percussionist Dom Um Romão and drummer Eric Gravatt) recorded during November 1971 and January 1972 and released on May 26, 1972 By Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Unknown Soldier (Josef Zawinul) – 08:00 . 2.The Moors (Wayne Shorter) – 04:45 […]