Weather Report

Weather Report

jazz, Fusion, jazz fusion, instrumental, funk

Weather Report was an influential jazz fusion band of the 1970s and 1980s, one of the bands that defined the genre. Their initial style was collectively improvised free jazz with a strong rhythmic pulse and Latin influences; moving into more funk-oriented rhythms. The sound also developed from an acoustic lineup to increasingly synthesised textures as keyboardist Joe Zawinul embraced successive generations of technology. The band was founded in 1970

Weather Report [1971]
  • 1. Milky Way (2:30)
  • 2. Umbrellas (3:24)
  • 3. Seventh Arrow (5:20)
  • 4. Orange Lady (8:40)
  • 5. Morning Lake (4:23)
  • 6. Waterfall (6:18)
  • 7. Tears (3:22)
  • 8. Eurydice (5:43)

There are two Weather Report albums under the name "Weather Report". The first was released in 1971. The second was released in 1982. Weather Report 1971 Recording Date: Feb 16, 1971 -- Mar 17, 1971 Originally Released in May 1971, Weather Report was the debut 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 International label. Read more on Last.fm.