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Jaco Pastorius - 100% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Music & Radio Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Francis Pastorius, 1 December 1951, Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 12 September 1987, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Encouraged by his father, a drummer and vocalist, to pursue a career in music, Pastorius learned to play bass, drums, guitar, piano and saxophone while in his teens. As a result of a football injury to his arm, his ambitions were mainly orientated towa Read more

Return To Forever - 84% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This jazz fusion group originally featured Chick Corea (Armando Anthony Corea, 12 June 1941, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA; keyboards), Joe Farrell (b. Joseph Carl Firrantello, 16 December 1937, Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA, d. 10 January 1986, Los Angeles, California, USA; soprano saxophone/flute), Flora Purim (b. 6 March 1942, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; vocals), Stanley Cla Read more

Joe Zawinul - 72% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Josef Erich Zawinul, 7 July 1932, Landstraße, Vienna, Austria, d. 11 September 2007, Vienna, Austria. After studying music at the Vienna Conservatory, Zawinul’s musical ambitions soon outgrew the limited opportunities for a jazz musician in Austria shortly after the war, but financial necessity meant that he spent the 50s almost exclusively involved in local sessi Read more

Mahavishnu Orchestra - 66% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Led by guitarist John McLaughlin (4 January 1942, Yorkshire, England), between 1972 and 1976 the Mahavishnu Orchestra played a leading part in the creation of jazz rock fusion music. Mahavishnu was the name given to McLaughlin by his Hindu guru Snr i Chimnoy, and the unit’s early work showed the influence of Indian ragas. The first line-up included several musicians who Read more

Billy Cobham - 59% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Cobham, 16 May 1944, Panama. Cobham began playing drums while growing up in New York City, to where his family had moved while he was still a small child. He studied at the city’s High School of Music before entering military service. In the army he played in a band and by the time of his discharge had achieved a high level of proficiency. In the late 60s he pla Read more

Chick Corea - 55% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Latin Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Armando Anthony Corea, 12 June 1941, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA. After a very musical home environment, pianist Corea’s first notable professional engagements were in the Latin bands of Mongo Santamaría and Willie Bobo (1962-63), playing a style of music that continues to influence him today. Joining Blue Mitchell’s band in 1964, he spent two years with the Read more

Herbie Hancock - 54% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Drama Pop / Rock Funk Action & Adventure Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television R&B / Soul Comedy Documentaries Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Herbert Jeffrey Hancock, 12 April 1940, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Growing up in a musical household, Hancock studied piano from the age of seven and gave his first public performance just two years later. Although he played classical music at his debut Hancock’s interest lay mostly in jazz. During high school and college he played in semi-professional bands and on occasio Read more

John McLaughlin - 52% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Music & Radio Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Pat Metheny - 48% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Drama Documentaries Music & Radio Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 August 1954, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, USA. Although classed as a jazz guitarist, Metheny has bridged the gap between jazz and rock music in the same way that Miles Davis did in the late 60s and early 70s. Additionally, he played a major part in the growth of jazz’s popularity among the younger generation of the 80s. Throughout his career, his extraordinary sense Read more

Tony Williams - 48% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 December 1945, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 23 February 1997, Daly City, California, USA. Williams was raised in Boston, Massachusetts, where his father, an amateur musician, encouraged him to take up drums. Williams studied with Alan Dawson and was sitting in at local clubs before he entered his teens. At the age of 15, he was freelancing in and around Boston and had alrea Read more

Stanley Clarke - 46% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Comedy Drama Action & Adventure Music Videos & Concerts Funk Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts Jazz R&B / Soul R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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30 June 1951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Clarke started on violin then transferred to cello, double bass and finally the bass guitar. After formal training at school and at the Philadelphia Musical Academy, his first experience was in funk outfits; he then got a taste for playing jazz working with Horace Silver for six months in 1970. He played with tenor saxophonist J Read more

Wayne Shorter - 43% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 August 1933, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Shorter first played clarinet, taking up the tenor saxophone during his late teens. He studied music at New York University during the mid-50s before serving in the US army for two years. During his student days he had played with various bands, including that led by Horace Silver, and on his discharge encountered John Coltrane, with Read more

Brand X - 42% match to Weather Report

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Brand X was one of the most commercially successful of the UK jazz rock groups of the late 70s and early 80s. Moroccan Roll reached number 37 in the UK album chart in May 1977 while Is There Anything About crept in at number 93 in September 1982. The original line-up of the band comprised John Goodsall (guitar), Robin Lumley (keyboards), Percy Jones (bass, ex-Liverpool Scene) a Read more

John Scofield - 42% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 December 1951, Dayton, Ohio, USA. From an early background of playing with local R&B groups in Connecticut where he was raised, guitarist Scofield attended the renowned Berklee College Of Music in Boston during the early 70s. He recorded with Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker and eventually received an invitation to join Billy Cobham as replacement for John Abercrombie. F Read more

Miles Davis - 41% match to Weather Report

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Music & Radio Jazz Drama Foreign Films Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Miles Dewy Davis, 25 May 1926, Alton, Illinois, USA, d. 28 September 1991, Santa Monica, California, USA. Davis was born into a comparatively wealthy middle-class family and both his mother and sister were capable musicians. He was given a trumpet for his thirteenth birthday by his dentist father, who could not have conceived that his gift would set his son on the road to be Read more


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