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Weather Report

Weather Report
Formed: 1970
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Disbanded: 1985
Genre: Jazz
Group Members: Victor Bailey, Peter Erskine, Omar Hakim, Alphonse Mouzon, Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Shorter, Miroslav Vitous, Don Alias, Airto Moreira, Alex ...See All
Biography: Weather Report started out as a jazz equivalent of what the rock world in 1970 was calling a "supergroup." But unlike most of the rock supergroups, this one not only kept going for a good 15 years, it more than lived up to its billing, practically defining the state of the jazz-rock art throughout almost ...Read full biography
WEATHER REPORT
Released: 1971
Label: LEGACY/COLUMBIA
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Here we have the free-floating, abstract beginnings of Weather Report, which would define the state of the electronic jazz/rock art from its first note almost to its last. Their first album is a direct ...Read full review
Heavy Weather
Released: 1977
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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Weather Report's biggest-selling album is that ideal thing, a popular and artistic success -- and for the same reasons. For one thing, Joe Zawinul revealed an unexpectedly potent commercial streak for ...Read full review