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Weather ReportMr Gone ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Weather ReportSweetnighter ... CD
Columbia, 1973. New Copy ... $5.99 6.99
One of our favorite albums ever from Weather Report – an album that has them picking up a bit more soul than before, and shaking off some of the experimental sounds of their roots – yet all in a way that still makes them one of the most revolutionary fusion combos of the time! There's an incredible sense of tightness between the reeds of Wayne Shorter, the keyboards of Joe Zawinul, and the bass of Miroslav Vitous – and even when things go a bit outside, there's always a sense of focus and groove that brings them back together – a style that's never entirely funky, but which has plenty of funky elements to please our ears! Dom Um Romao's percussion is always a treat, and Zawinul's electric keys come through beautifully in the mix – on tracks that include "125th Street Congress", "Boogie Woogie Waltz", "Adios", "Manolete", "Will", and "Non-Stop Home". CD

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Weather ReportWeather Report (1982) ... LP
Columbia, 1982. Very Good ... $2.99
A self-titled early 80s set from Weather Report – not to be confused with the group's debut over a decade before – and one that still has key core members Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul, and Jaco Pastorius in place! Shorter's reeds seem even more angular than before – really chopping against the rhythms, which are themselves quite pronounced – not in a funky way, but more in a chunky style – thanks to tight work on the kit from Peter Erskine. Zawinul's keyboards also take on these modes too – often pulsing out, instead of flowing out – possibly directed by the powerful basswork of Pastorius, who's really in his early 80s stardom here. Titles include "Volcano For Hire", "Current Affairs", "NYC", "When It Was Now", and "Dara Factor One". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Weather Report8:30 ... LP
Columbia/ARC, 1979. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Weather Report at the height of their 70s fame – captured live in a double-length set, very much the practice for jazz superstars of the time! The format is familiar – but the liveness gives the album a slightly different feel than their studio sets – a sound that echoes out strongly along with thunderous applause from the crowds, who are themselves clearly situated in some very large arenas. And while the studio Weather Report albums are easily documents of the group's power themselves, it's something extra to hear the crowd going nuts for them here – cheering on Jaco Pastorius during a frenetic bass solo, roaring with approval at a Joe Zawinul keyboard bit, or clapping with enthusiasm after Wayne Shorter finishes a snakey solo. Tracks are all longish, and titles include "Scarlet Woman", "Black Market", "Birdland", "Thanks For The Memory", "8:30", "Brown Street", "In A Silent Way", and "Slang". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a partially unglued seam.)

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✨✧ Weather ReportHeavy Weather ... LP
CBS, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the biggest hits ever for Weather Report – thanks to Joe Zawinul's leadoff track "Birdland" – one of those tunes that entered the canon immediately, and saw countless covers pop up over the years – kind of a rare thing for a jazz tune at this point in time! The track's driving, building energy shows a newly focused side to Weather Report – one that's traded some of the spacier, more experimental moments of the past for a dynamic energy that still puts them ahead of most other 70s fusion supergroups. The presence of Jaco Pastorius is felt quite strongly here – especially on the way the colors ebb and flow up from the bottom – and the way that Jaco's using his bass with the energy of a solo jazz guitar! Alex Acuna and Manolo Badrena are on percussion, and Wayne Shorter's reeds still crackle with a nice degree of soul – on titles that include "Harlequin", "Rumba Mama", "A Remark You Made", "Teen Town", "Palladium", "Havona", and "The Juggler". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Weather ReportBlack Market ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Used ... Out Of Stock
A new chapter in the sound of Weather Report – but one that's still equally classic! Founding members Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul are joined here by Jaco Pastorius on bass, Chester Thompson on drums, and Alejandro Acuna on percussion – and Pastorius especially helps bring a lot of new colors and energy to the group! The style is still somewhere in the space of years past – somewhat cosmic at times, but also well-suited to leaner, flowing grooves that stretch out warmly – making great use especially of Zawinul's keyboards. Added players include Alphonso Johnson on bass and Don Alias on drums – and titles include "Black Market", "Cannon Ball", "Three Clowns", "Barbary Coast", "Herandnu", "Elegant People", and "Gibraltar". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Weather ReportWeather Report Live In Tokyo (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBS/Friday Music, 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A Japanese-only album from Weather Report – recorded early in the group's career, and with some of the same sort of freedoms that Miles Davis was getting on his own double-length dates from Japan! The tracks here are quite stretched out, and often adventurous – showing a marked ability to jam heavily at one moment, get contemplative the next, and continually explore sounds on the frontiers of fusion in the 70s. The group's the "second chapter" Weather Report – with Wayne Shorter on reeds, Joe Zawinul on keyboards, Miroslav Vitous on bass, Eric Gravatt on drums, and Dom Um Romao on percussion – and titles include "Orange Lady", "Vertical Invader/Seventh Arrow/TH", "Surucucu/Lost/Early Minor/Direction", and "Tears/Umbrellas". LP, Vinyl record album
(HQ-180 pressing – 180 gram vinyl pressed at RTI!)
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Mahavishnu OrchestraInner Mounting Flame ... CD
Columbia, 1971. Used ... $2.99
A massive set of fusion from Mahavishnu Orchestra – a group that features some incredible guitar work from John McLaughlin, who sounds even more focused and driven here than on his own records! As with Return To Forever or Weather Report, the combo's a supergroup of sorts – with Billy Cobham on drums, Jan Hammer on keyboards, Jerry Goodman on violin, and Rick Laird on bass – all wailing with great intensity on some of the best numbers – a lot more energy than you might expect from their slightly more meditative name! Titles include "Meeting Of The Spirits", "Dawn", "The Noonward Race", "A Lotus On Irish Streams", and "Vital Transformation". CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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Jaco PastoriusNot Fusion But True Jazz ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
The title's a bit misleading, as the music here is still pretty much on the fusion side – but that's OK with us, as bassist Jaco Pastorius was one of the folks who helped invent the style back at the start of the 70s! This set's a compelling collection of work that Pastorius recorded in a number of different settings during that decade – a collection of jazz dates issued under his own name, and those of some of his collaborators – plus Pastorius performances on two rock tracks too! All tunes are a great illustration of that completely new vibe he brought to the electric bass – solos that make them his tunes, even if his name isn't on the front – and tracks include "4AM and "Good Question" by Herbie Hancock, "Cannon Ball" and "Dara Factor Two" by Weather Report, "All American Alien Boy" and "Apathy 83" by Ian Hunter, "Lost Inside The Love Of You" by Tom Scott, "Brown Eyes" by Jimmy Cliff, and "Come On Come Over" and "Portrait Of Tracy" by Jaco Pastorius. CD

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Masahiko SatoRandooga – Select Live Under The Sky 90 ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1990. New Copy ... $13.99
Keyboardist Masahiko Sato definitely shows off the stronger side of his talents here – working in a hard-burning live setting with a mix of Japanese and American fusion talents! The vibe here is almost a bit like Weather Report in the 70s – jazz at the core, but propelling itself forward strongly on waves of relentless energy – yet still always with more than enough space for the solo voices of the musicians. Masahiko plays keyboards, and the album also features sax work from Wayne Shorter and Kohsuke Mine, percussion from Nana Vasconcelos, drums from Alex Acuna, and trombone from Ray Anderson. Titles include "Sutemaru", "The King Behind The Mask", "Seeding Down", "Well Digger's Song", and "Tanokuru Bushi". CD

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VariousInstrumental History Of Jazz (2CD set) ... CD
N2K, 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 2 CDs ... $2.99
Music from Scott Joblin, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker, Gerry Muligan, the Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Weather Report, Geri Allen & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius ... LP
Epic, 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
This is the one that really nailed it for Jaco Pastorious – a brilliant showcase for all his many talents on the bass, and a key illustration of the way that he influenced an entire generation! Sure, Jaco in Weather Report was already pretty darn great – but here, on his own, he really gets to sparkle – jamming hard with heavyweights on some funky numbers, sliding out in spacey territory on mellow cuts, and even trying out a few more experimental moments that are far beyond what most other bassists might imagine for a debut of this nature. Players on the date include Herbie Hancock on keyboards, Don Alias on percussion, Lenny White on drums, Hubert Laws on flute, and Randy Brecker on trumpet – and titles include "Portrait Of Tracy", "Donna Lee", "Continuum", "Okonkole Y Trompa", "Kuru/Speak Like a Child", "Opus Pocus", and "Come On Come Over". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some splitting on the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Swiadectwo DojrzalosciHulaj Dusza ... CD
GAD (Poland), 1977. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A killer fusion combo from the Polish scene of the 70s – one who seem to take strong inspiration from Weather Report in their sound, and who also feature a very strong bassist in the lead! Wojciech Bruslik is at the helm here on electric bass – often more structured than Jaco Pastorius, but sharing a similar force in the group – and able to both hold things tight in the rhythm department, and encourage the other members to take flight in these very vivid solos. The music's never too jamming – like some of the Euro rock/fusion outfits of the time – and also has some soulful currents, but without being like some of the American soul fusion. The lineup features Fender Rhodes, guitar, drums, and alto and soprano sax – and the set features both a rare radio session, and an additional live performance – both from 1977. Titles include "Blotnik", "Hulaz Dusza", "Zlota Raczka", "Swiatynia Dumania", and "Ladaco". CD

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