Weather Report – Heavy Weather (1977), A Legendary Jazz Fusion Album

‘Heavy Weather’ is the seventh studio album by legendary jazz fusion band Weather Report which was released through Columbia Records in March 1977. The LP was recorded between late 1976 and early 1977 at Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, California. The album has a total length of 37 minutes and… Read more“Weather Report – Heavy Weather (1977), A Legendary Jazz Fusion Album”

The Doors – Morrison Hotel (1970): A Must Listen Blues Rock Album

‘Morrison Hotel’ is the fifth studio album released by the legendary American classic rock/psychedelic rock/blues rock band The Doors. The LP was released in February 1970 by Elektra Records. It is an overall mix of blues rock and psychedelia and produced only one single, more specifically ‘You Make Me Real’/’Roadhouse… Read more“The Doors – Morrison Hotel (1970): A Must Listen Blues Rock Album”

Weather Report – This Is This! (1986), A Must Listen To By Any Jazz Fan

‘This Is This!’ is the 14th and last studio album released by legendary American jazz fusion giants Weather Report in June 1986 through Colombia Records. While the band previously thought that they had successfully fulfilled all of their contractual obligations with their label Columbia Records by releasing their previous studio… Read more“Weather Report – This Is This! (1986), A Must Listen To By Any Jazz Fan”

Weather Report – Procession (1983), A Must Listen To By Any Jazz Fan

‘Procession’ is the eleventh studio album released by legendary American jazz fusion giants Weather Report. The album was released in February 1983 and is the first Weather Report studio release to feature sung lyrics throughout a song, more specifically on the track ‘Where The Moon Goes’ which were provided by… Read more“Weather Report – Procession (1983), A Must Listen To By Any Jazz Fan”

From Rick & The Ravens To The Doors: The Earliest Roots Of The Doors

The Doors were by far one of the most popular, fantastic, critically- and commercially-successful American rock bands of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Nevertheless, few actually know (even among their most longtime fans) the fact that the band was rooted in another very interesting musical projected entitled ‘Rick &… Read more“From Rick & The Ravens To The Doors: The Earliest Roots Of The Doors”

Weather Report’s Greatest Hits (A Must Listen Fan-Made Compilation)

For all those long time, committed, and sturdy jazz fusion fans out there, I dearly wanted to share the following great fan-made compilation of Weather Report’s ‘Greatest Hits’ by JazzMusic on Youtube. This is a great unofficial greatest hits compilation by one of the most finest jazz fusion bands that… Read more“Weather Report’s Greatest Hits (A Must Listen Fan-Made Compilation)”

Jaco Pastorius – The Revolutionary Innovator Of Electric Bass Guitar

Jaco Pastorius (1951–1987) was one of the most inventive, creative, and revolutionary electric bassists of the previous century, pioneering the jazz fusion genre alongside Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, and Peter Erskine in one of Weather Report’s most well known line-ups. Aside from his solo work and his contributions to Weather… Read more“Jaco Pastorius – The Revolutionary Innovator Of Electric Bass Guitar”

Weather Report – The Legendary Jazz Fusion Giants

Weather Report were one of the greatest and most finest jazz fusion bands of their time (and even beyond, to our days), consisting, throughout their 16 year musical activity (more specifically from 1970 up until 1986), of several line-ups which put forth a series of absolutely amazing, highly talented, charismatic,… Read more“Weather Report – The Legendary Jazz Fusion Giants”

Led Zeppelin III – A Must Listen To By Any True Zeppelin Fan Out There

Led Zeppelin III, the follow-up to the legendary English band’s second studio album entitled ‘Led Zeppelin II’ (1969), which was released on 5 October 1970 and written in the wonderful Welsh countryside at Bron-yr-Aur cottage pertaining to Robert Plant’s family (where the lead vocalist used to spend his holidays as… Read more“Led Zeppelin III – A Must Listen To By Any True Zeppelin Fan Out There”

Teenager Jimmy Page Playing Skiffle (Rare Recording)

Few long time Led Zeppelin fans know of a rather obscure and old recording of an edition of ‘All Your Own’ English show which features young guitar virtuoso James ‘Jimmy’ Patrick Page (then only aged 13) playing skiffle with his school band from Epsom County Pound Lane Primary School. Down… Read more“Teenager Jimmy Page Playing Skiffle (Rare Recording)”