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Josef Erich Zawinul (born July 7, 1932 in Vienna, Austria, died September 11, 2007 in Vienna) was a jazz keyboardist and composer. He was one of the front runners in the development of jazz fusion along with Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin and Miles Davis. Best known as the founder of the band Weather Report, with Miroslav Vitous and Wayne Shorter with whom he had previously recorded two albums as part of Davis' studio band, he also headed an… read more

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  • Avatar for MarievBilk
    Met him a year before he died on a concert in Düsseldorf Hofgarten, where he introduced himself as a simple "Herr Kapellmeister"... well he impressed all of us, what else? RIP.
  • Avatar for zeniatoribio
    fabuloso! formidable!
  • Avatar for totallyhipkd
    Cant believe Im only hearing about him now + on Birdland he stole my secret keyboard rift :(
  • Avatar for belov_roman
    One of the best fusion artists to ever compose and play.
  • Avatar for Coop_R
    I like the self titled album a lot!
  • Avatar for drbeatdownclown
    Love ya Joe!
  • Avatar for fabriziofattori
    ♫ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫
  • Avatar for fletchercomms
    If you like Joe, I think you may like this guy too. http://www.last.fm/music/Calum+Marshall Joe was a big influence on him. Mags x
  • Avatar for szmataarmata
    Hey! If you are fan o Weather Report (with Jaco or without him) join my group - http://www.lastfm.pl/group/Weather+Report
  • Avatar for Swannsongs
    The bassist on tour with Joe Zawinul in his last years was the awesome Linley Marthe

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