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Weather Report


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.67 | 273 ratings

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4 stars The fan to enumerate this album in the highest masterpiece in the history of the music of WR might be not few. The composition of the tune that passes still enough and the melody never to feel old tell the listener the charm. The line's succeeding in the complete replacement of the route that derived from Miles Davis by "Black Market" with the color of WR and showing the establishment of WR resulted.

The line of Zawinul-Shorter established in "Black Market" was a direction of which the color of zawinul had gone out strongly at the same time as showing the directionality of WR. And, the performance of Pastorius that participates in the two works is a result of having a presentiment of new WR. It becomes a loose flow but the result of the connection to this album to the end. As for Shorter that plays the role of Co-Producer in the former work, it moves to assistant Producer and Pastorius has been promoted to Co-Producer in this album. It is understood that it was existence from this point not rare for very WR Pastorius [yuu]. And, it is guessed that Zawinul put trust at the same time for Pastorius.

The composition of the tune of "Black Market" completely decided the route of WR. And, WR became a legend by this album in the item of Jazz/Fusion. The fan to enumerate the performance of Pastorius in one of the charms of WR is not few. His Bass has been completed by perfect Groove and the melody. And, it is proof to make it an embodiment splendidly by using the phrase that musical instruments other than Bass play for the method of his composition that is called him a genius.

The melody such as "Teen Town" is composed of the melody that the current Bass player doesn't hit on. And, the tune , for example, one of the successes of this album is "Birdland". These tunes are copied by various musicians and influence the world.

Element and easiness to listen. a certain kind of POPAnd, the line of Zawinul-Shorter- Pastorius has been established by this album. The composition of the glittering tune that leaps can of the masterpieces.. be counted by dashing out from items of Jazz/Fusion such as "Havona" and "Palladium" in the history of Jazz/fusion.

Kazuhiro | 4/5 |


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