Joe Zawinul – Di•a•lects (1986), Jazz Fusion Studio Album

Di•a•lects is the title of the fourth solo studio album released by jazz fusion pioneer and legend Josef ‘Joe’ Erich Zawinul (ex-Weather Report frontman and creator) in 1986. The full title of this studio album is ‘Di•a•lects, Music for solo synthesizers and voices‘ and sums up the musical content on… Read more“Joe Zawinul – Di•a•lects (1986), Jazz Fusion Studio Album”

Joe Zawinul – My People, Jazz Album (1996)

‘My People‘ is the title of a studio album released by Austrian-born keyboardist Josef ‘Joe’ Erich Zawinul in 1996 through Escapade Music. The LP was recorded between 1992 and 1996 and has a total length of 52 minutes and 33 seconds. It was produced by one of Joe’s sons, more… Read more“Joe Zawinul – My People, Jazz Album (1996)”

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)”

Rare Interview With Joe Zawinul From 1997

Josef ‘Joe’ Erich Zawinul was one of the most finest keyboardists and musicians of the 20th century. Along with other prominent musicians such as Miles Davis, John McLaughlin (and his Mahavishnu Orchestra), Herbie Hancock and The Headhunters, Chick Corea and Return to Forever, or The Crusaders, Joe Zawinul managed to… Read more“Rare Interview With Joe Zawinul From 1997”

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)”