Weather Report (1971 album)
Infobox Album |
Name = Weather Report
Type = Studio album
Released = May 1971
February 16, 1971- March 17, 1971
Length = 40:05
Label = Original and 1992 Reissue:
2001 Remaster: Sony
Producer = Reissue:
Reviews = *
AllmusicRating|5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:7zdaylm8xpsb link]
Last album =
This album = "Weather Report "
Next album = "I Sing the Body Electric"
Originally Released in May of 1971, "Weather Report" was the first album by the group of the same name. The album was reissued by Columbia Records in 1992. The album was digitally remastered by Vic Anesini in November 1991 at Sony Music Studios in New York City, and then released again under the
Sony Internationallabel. The style of music on this album can be described as avant-garde jazz with electric instruments. It continues the style of Miles Davisalbum " Bitches Brew" on which Zawinul and Shorter played but goes perhaps even further with experimentation.
#"Milky Way" (Shorter, Zawinul) – 2:33
#"Umbrellas" (Shorter, Vitous, Zawinul) – 3:27
#"Seventh Arrow" (Vitous) – 5:23
#"Orange Lady" (Zawinul) – 8:44
#"Morning Lake" (Vitous) – 4:26
#"Waterfall" (Zawinul) – 6:20
#"Tears" (Shorter) – 3:25
#"Eurydice" (Shorter) – 5:45
Wayne Shorter- Tenor and soprano saxophones
Joe Zawinul- Electric and acoustic piano
Miroslav Vitous- Electric and acoustic bass
Alphonse Mouzon- Drums, voice
Airto Moreira- Percussion
*Barbara Burton - Percussion (uncredited)
*Don Alias - Percussion (uncredited)
*"Jazz Album of the Year," "
Down Beat" Readers Poll.
*"Swing Journal" magazine Grand Prix Award (a gold record given for winning the Journal's Readers' and Critics' polls).
* [http://www.binkie.net/wrdisc/Weather%20Report%201971.html Weather Report Annotated Discography: Weather Report]
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