[JPL] New Weather Report Box Set "Forecast: Tomorrow" withthe1978 Rockpalast DVD

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Tue Sep 12 11:50:37 EDT 2006


I agree with most of you on the "Without Jaco."  While he was there I
believe he intimidated Wayne or at least his playing a and solo time was
curtailed because of Jaco being on the band stand.  ALOHA  Tom


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> From: Jackson, Bobby <Bobby.Jackson at ideastream.org>
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> Date: 9/12/2006 11:46:58 AM
> Subject: RE: [JPL] New Weather Report Box Set "Forecast: Tomorrow"
withthe1978 Rockpalast DVD
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> I wouldn't say Weather Report was better with Jaco but he contributed
> mightily to their sound as much with his pen as with his playing.  I
> didn't like the band with Miroslav nearly as much as I did with Alphonso
> Johnson and the others who came after him who brought the funk.  
>
> No disrespect to any of the players who held down the bass chair in that
> band but the sound of Weather Report is Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul in
> no particular order.
>
> Bobby Jackson
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> On Tuesday 12 September 2006 09:55, jazzrockworld wrote:
>
> > Hello all,
> >
>
> >
> > Quiz - was Weather Report better with or without Jaco?
> >
> > My vote is for without. No disrespect to Jaco as great as he truly is
> (the
> > Hendrix of bass players).
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Rick Calic
> > www.jazzrockworld.com
>
> Hi Rick,
>
> Last night I aired 4 hours of Wayne Shorter in a kind of belated
> birthday 
> tribute. I listened to all the commercial Weather Report CDs that I own
> in 
> preparation for the show.
>
> I have always thought that the 3 bassists that recorded with the band
> each 
> brought a different sound to the band. The first bassist, Miroslav
> Vitous 
> played acoustic bass but he used different effects on his sound
> including 
> what I guess is a wah wah pedal. Alphonso Johnson played electric and my
>
> feeling is that the band got funkier with him as the bassist. There is
> no 
> doubt how dynamic a player Jaco was but I'm not sure I would say they
> were 
> better with him as a member. He certainly made the band sound different
> then 
> his predecessors did.
>
> I also think the issue is not so clear cut or straight forward.
> Everybody 
> except Wayne and Joe changed over the 15 year history of the band so in
> one 
> sense, it wasn't really the same band. In addition, the concept behind
> the 
> band or what they were trying to do musically seems to have changed.
> This 
> again clouds the issue. Is the music or band better at a certain time in
>
> their history or do you just prefer their music at a certain point in
> their 
> career?
>
> Eric Jackson
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