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)”

Joe Zawinul – A Musical Portrait (BBC Documentary)

Josef ‘Joe’ Erich Zawinul was one of the most fantastic jazzmen of all times. Pioneering the crossover genre of jazz fusion during the late 1960s and early 1970s, Joe Zawinul became renowned for working with the best and most talented and technical jazz musicians ever, including, most notably, Miles Davis… Read more“Joe Zawinul – A Musical Portrait (BBC Documentary)”

Joe Zawinul’s Erdzeit (2008 Austrian Documentary)

Josef ‘Joe’ Zawinul (born on 7 July 1932 in Vienna, Austria, departed on 11 September in Vienna, Austria) was one of the most finest, creative, technical, and charismatic keyboardists and musicians of the 20th century. A pioneer of jazz fusion, Zawinul managed to create a tremendously beautiful musical legacy in… Read more“Joe Zawinul’s Erdzeit (2008 Austrian Documentary)”

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)”

Joe Zawinul Rehearsing At Home In 1985 (Raw Footage)

In the summer of 1985, TV photographer/editor Estel Dillon spent a day with the legendary jazz rock/jazz fusion keyboardist and composer Josef ‘Joe’ Zawinul, recording a rehearsal of his as well as an interview on his long and fantastic career. The co-founder and co-frontman of the legendary American jazz rock/jazz… Read more“Joe Zawinul Rehearsing At Home In 1985 (Raw Footage)”

Weather Update Live At The Jazz Festival Antibes In France (1986)

Weather Update was a short-lived jazz rock/jazz fusion project led by piano/keyboard virtuoso Josef ‘Joe’ Zawinul in 1986, shortly after the disbandment of the legendary jazz rock/jazz fusion band Weather Report which he had co-founded along with saxophone virtuoso Wayne Shorter. This brief article includes a great live performance by… Read more“Weather Update Live At The Jazz Festival Antibes In France (1986)”