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Exclusive Premiere: Weather Report’s “Teen Town”

Track will appear on "The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981," a 4-disc collection of previously unreleased material

Weather Report
Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Shorter & Joe Zawinul, 1978. Peter Erskine: "I snapped this in a Shinkansen station; looks like Osaka."

Legacy Recordings will release Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981, this Friday, Nov. 20. The four-disc boxed set of previously unreleased live concert performances showcases the group’s classic line-up of Joe Zawinul (keyboards), Wayne Shorter (saxophone), Jaco Pastorius (electric bass), Peter Erskine (drums) and Robert Thomas, Jr. (hand drums) at the peak of their collective powers. This collection of previously unreleased performances has been assembled, curated and produced by Peter Erskine and Tony Zawinul (son of the late Joe Zawinul).

JazzTimes is pleased to present this exclusive premier of “Teen Town,” a track from Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981.

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