Miroslav Vitous

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by Miroslav Vitous

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6 December 1947, Prague, Czechoslovakia. After studying bass at the Prague Conservatory (where he played in a trio with Jan Hammer) and then the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, Vitous had played or recorded with an astonishing list of major jazz artists by 1970, including Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis, Chick Corea and Wayne Shorter. A founder member of the influential Weather Report, with Shorter and Joe Zawinul, he left in 1973 to study a custom-made instrument combining... Read more

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jazz
bass
fusion
ecm
czech
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