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Weather Report: Forecast: Tomorrow

Read "Weather Report: Forecast: Tomorrow" reviewed by Ronald S. Russ

Weather Report
Forecast: Tomorrow
Columbia/Legacy
2006

If you followed jazz during the 1970s you were well aware of Weather Report. They consistently won the Down Beat readers' poll for jazz group of the year and helped forge a link between jazz, rock, and what would be later termed world music. ...

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Weather Report: Forecast: Tomorrow

Read "Weather Report: Forecast: Tomorrow" reviewed by John Kelman



Weather Report
Forecast: Tomorrow
Columbia/Legacy
2006

While the virtuosity of its members was never in dispute, of all the groups that emerged in the 1970s fusion era, Weather Report was the one that best avoided the trappings of excess--the victory of technical facility over musical substance to which ...