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    Posted: September 11 2007 at 05:01
died in the early hours today in vienna, aged 75.
surely a great loss to the music community.
progressive rock and rural tranquility don't match. true or false?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 05:07
Very sad news. I just heard on the radio this morning that Joe Zawinul has died at the age of 75.
 


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 05:14
(since this is the earliest announcement, I'll post my main reply here:)

Oh dear, what a terrible news! I've only heard some concert footage of him, not with WR, but with a solo band, excellent and legendary jazz player, one of a kind fusionist.

What musical loses do we experience these days! And how sad is each one of them. Cry

RIP.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 05:21
Sorry to hear that Cry
 
I saw him with his Joe Zawinul Syndicate several years ago at Sarajevo Jazz Fest. It was an awsome concert.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 05:23
Sad news indeed. But in Joe's case there can be no doubt: his music will live on!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 05:57

Cry

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 07:07
This evening I will play "Birdland" Weather Report in memorial to a great legend.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 07:15
I didn't expect something like this..... quite sad.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 07:46
A major loss of a mighty musician and composer.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 07:52
Unhappy That's sad. Zawinul was an original, influential, major talent in early jazz fusion.
 
RIP, Josie. 
Let the monkey drive.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 08:14
Very sad news indeed.Cry
I once saw him  with his Syndicate project at the court of the castle in Körmend.
A great musician, his music will live on.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 08:23
Quite a discography he leaves with us.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 08:28

I am deeply saddened by this news.  A major contributor right up until the end.  May his music live on and may he rest in peace.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 08:45
damn...R.I.P.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 08:52
Sad news!
 
His work with WR was really incredible. The world has lost a jazz legend! Cry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 09:34
Rest in Peace, Joe.  May the music in heaven be as great as what you left for us here on earth.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 10:37
That's quite a schock!!   grew up with the guy, in some way!!!
 
75 years old??; didn't know he was already up there!
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 11:30
 
I just heard the sad news that Joe Zawinul passed away today at the age of 75. I'll never forget how much of a life changing event it was when I first heard In A Silent Way and Bitches Brew, two landmark albums he recorded with Miles Davis. It was with Miles where Joe helped invent this incredible art form known as Jazz Fusion. Joe went on to make more magical music with Weather Report shortly thereafter, where came more landmark albums such as Heavy Weather. His song "Birdland" earned Grammy awards for 3 different recording artists: Weather Report, Manhattan Transfer, and Quincy Jones. He will be greatly missed.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 11:31
The Mysterious Traveller took his Electric Body away in a Night Passage to the Black Market of the beyond under a Heavy Weather.
 
Mr. Zawinul is now Mr. Gone.
 
   Thank you for the music - rest in peace.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 11 2007 at 11:50
Shocked

Just saw this thread...
RIP... Cry
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