Thursday, November 22, 2018

Weather Report - 1973-05-__, The Quiet Knight, Chicago,

Hey! Its Thanksgiving weekend, unless you're like me,and don't live in the US. In which case, I hope you're not too cold, or too warm, as the case may be.

Today's share is an interesting Weather Report show from 1973, at a club in Chicago called the Quiet Knight, which hosted a variety of styles: I also have tapes of Bob Marley and Bruce Cockburn playing this club. But since I've yet to share any Weather Report here, I figured this was as good a place as any to start!

The material is heavy on early Weather Report - and there's couple tunes Zawinul wrote for Miles Davis - but it's got a nice, funky groove as it goes on. This was near the end of the run for Miroslav Vitous, too, which makes it interesting in that sense: as I understand it, he didn't like the funk/fusion direction they were going in. Didn't stop him from releasing an album where he's welding a double-neck guitar, tho. He's joined by Zawinul on keys, Eric Gravatt on drums, Dom Um Romao on percussion, and Wayne Shorter on sax.
  1. Intro
  2. Vertical Invador
  3. 125th Street Congress
  4. In A Silent Way
  5. It's About That Time
  6. Unknown Soldier
  7. It's About That Time
  8. Boogie Woogie Waltz

1 comment:

M. Milner said...

Report '73: