News Jazz 20/07/2017

Jazz-Fusion Legends Weather Report's Classic Album "Ηeavy Weather" To Be Released On Limited Edition Hybrid SACD!

Jazz-Fusion Legends Weather Report's Classic Album "Ηeavy Weather" To Be Released On Limited Edition Hybrid SACD!

New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Jazz aficionados rejoice! Mrshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity is releasing pioneering jazz-rock fusion legends Weather Report's classic album Heavy Weather on Limited Edition Hybrid SACD! Heavy Weather remains the touchstone - and easily the best-selling album by Weather Report. Formed in 1971 and continuing until 1986, the group's creative axis was keyboardist/composer Joe Zawinul and saxophonist/composer Wayne Shorter.

Borrowing tinges of earthtones from Cannonball Adderley's sanctified small groups of the 1960s and watercolors from the 1969 Miles Davis album In A Silent Way, Weather Report's musical palette could be as unpredictable and changeable as a New England spring, and as electrifying as a sudden thunderstorm
"An all-time classic...Zawinul, Pastorius and Shorter at their zenith!"

Recorded in 1977, Heavy Weather added dramatic new tonal colors, from Zawinul's electronics to the innovative fretless electric bass pulsations of Jaco Pastorius. The recording featured more concise arrangements, shorter selections and more tuneful melodies that reflected the times and the band's growing exposure to the pop and rock worlds. The album produced melodies that, while true to the band's signature sound and attitude, now included refrains, new approaches to call-and-response, obvious choruses, beginnings, middles and ends. As had always been the case, the writing was shared, giving the band a kind of democratic vibe. The music ranged from Zawinul's catchy crossover hit single "Birdland" to his haunting tone poem "A Remark You Made," and from Shorter's stately "Harlequin" to the rocking undertow of Pastorius' "Teen Town."

1. Birdland
2. A Remark You Made
3. Teen Town
4. Harlequin
5. Rumba Mamá
6. Palladíum
7. The Juggler
8. Havona

Producer/Orchestrator: Joe Zawinul
Co-Producer: Jaco Pastorius
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