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Weather Report: The True US Art Form

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, July 1976

"PEOPLE ARE beautiful everywhere," says Josef Zawinul. "I think a real open person, I don't care what music he is playing, is going to be ...

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Weather Report: New Victoria, London

Live Review by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, December 1975

TO MYSTERIOSO OR not to mysterioso – that was the question facing Weather Report last Thursday at nine p.m. ...

Wayne Shorter Cuts It

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, December 1975

WAYNE Shorter used to be introduced by Art Blakey in the 1950s like this: "This is Wayne Shorter, ladies and genulmen... ‘cos he’s shorter than ...

Weather Report: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, October 1977

JOE ZAWINUL's mob are the one band I would never expect to let me down – and although Weather Report didn't quite do that, they ...

Boing

Interview by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, November 1977

DOWNSTAIRS AT Newcastle's City Hall, Josef Zawinul has just made a very astute point. "All the originators are always great," he repeats, looking inquisitively close ...

Weather Report: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, October 1978

IF YOU spent an evening in the company of some guys and the only word they uttered was 'Goodbye' you might well think they were ...

Weather Report

Interview by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, October 1978

THIS YEAR'S Weather Report is twice as nice as last year's. And doubly dodgy. ...

High Wind In Birdland: Weather Report's Procession

Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, March 1983

I DON'T BELIEVE IT, but they've done it again. Just when it seemed that the tuneless roar of last year's Weather Report had permanently iced ...

Jaco Pastorius

Retrospective by Charles Shaar Murray, Independent, The, 1998

AS JOHN LENNON proclaimed in the 1970 Rolling Stone interview which effectively announced his final break with the Beatles, "Genius is pain". What he neglected ...

The World’s Greatest Bass Player?

Retrospective by Joel McIver, Bass Guitar, October 2003

HEROES COME and heroes go. Most rise to the top and stay there for a while before their star fades; a few endure for a ...

see also Jaco Pastorius

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