Esbjörn Svensson Trio – A Great Swedish Jazz Trio

Esbjörn Svensson Trio (e.s.t. for short) was a great Swedish jazz trio which was active between 1993 and 2008. The trio consisted of the band’s frontman, Esbjörn Svensson (on piano), Dan Berglund (acoustic bass/double bass), and Magnus Öström (on drums). Their music was influenced by various genres, including, most notably,… Read more“Esbjörn Svensson Trio – A Great Swedish Jazz Trio”

Allan Holdsworth – A Legendary Jazz Fusion Guitarist

Allan Holdsworth was a legendary English jazz fusion/jazz rock, instrumental rock, and progressive rock guitarist. Allan Holdsworth was born on 6 August 1946 in Bradford, England and passed away on 15 April 2017 at the age of 70 in Vista, California, U.S. Holdsworth was an extremely technical and influential guitarist… Read more“Allan Holdsworth – A Legendary Jazz Fusion Guitarist”

Jaco Pastorius – Holiday for Pans (1993)

‘Holiday for Pans‘ is the title of the third studio album by legendary American jazz fusion bassist Jaco Pastorius which was posthumously released in 1993 through Sound Hills. The album was recorded long before its year of release, during the early 1980s, more specifically between 1980 and 1982. The LP… Read more“Jaco Pastorius – Holiday for Pans (1993)”

The Zawinul Syndicate Live In Hamburg, Germany (1996)

The Zawinul Syndicate was the main continuator of the legendary American jazz fusion band Weather Report fronted by the one and only fantastic and innovative Austrian-born keyboardist and bandleader Josef ‘Joe’ Erich Zawinul from 1970 up until 1986. After a short-lived spin-off project which was represented by Weather Update in… Read more“The Zawinul Syndicate Live In Hamburg, Germany (1996)”

The Zawinul Syndicate Live At Jazz Open Stuttgart (1997)

The Zawinul Syndicate can be perceived as the main continuator of the legendary American jazz fusion band Weather Report which ceased its musical activity in 1986. The Zawinul Syndicate was formed in 1988, two years after the disbandment of Weather Report and the short-lived musical project Weather Update which included… Read more“The Zawinul Syndicate Live At Jazz Open Stuttgart (1997)”

The Zawinul Syndicate Live At The Pori Jazz Festival (1988)

The Zawinul Syndicate was the second major band fronted by the legendary jazz fusion keyboardist and bandleader Josef ‘Joe’ Zawinul and can as well be perceived as the main continuator of the legendary American jazz fusion band Weather Report, after the short-lived musical project Weather Update from 1986. The Zawinul… Read more“The Zawinul Syndicate Live At The Pori Jazz Festival (1988)”

The Zawinul Syndicate Live At The North Sea Jazz Festival (1997)

The Zawinul Syndicate can be considered the main successor of the legendary American jazz rock/jazz fusion band Weather Report which was co-fronted by Austrian-born fantastic keyboardist Josef ‘Joe’ Zawinul and American saxophonist extraordinaire Wayne Shorter between 1971 and 1986 (even though, briefly, Zawinul performed with a couple of ‘reporters’ under… Read more“The Zawinul Syndicate Live At The North Sea Jazz Festival (1997)”

Weather Report – Live in Tokyo, Jazz Fusion Live Album (1972)

‘Live in Tokyo‘ is the title of the first live album by the legendary jazz rock/jazz fusion band Weather Report which was released through CBS/Sony in 1972. The album was officially released on 1 May 1972 and recorded during the same year, earlier on 13 January. The record was initially… Read more“Weather Report – Live in Tokyo, Jazz Fusion Live Album (1972)”

Rare Jaco Pastorius Jam At Musicians Institute (1985)

Below are embedded five great episodes of the most finest jazz fusion jam by the one and only legendary, innovative, technical, and creative American bassist Jaco Pastorius at the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, California in 1985. These jams are quite rare and they were uploaded on Youtube courtesy of… Read more“Rare Jaco Pastorius Jam At Musicians Institute (1985)”