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Live 1983 Weather Report Concert Released Next Week

Previously unreleased show will be available on CD and DVD

Joe Zawinul
Weather Report 1983

keyboardist Joe Zawinul is releasing the band’s performancefrom Cologne, Germany, on May 13th, 1983. This is the first time that this concert is available. It is being released simultaneously Oct. 27 on a 2-CD set and on DVD in its complete form.

Weather Report’s lineup at this time included Zawinul (keyboards and vocoder), Wayne Shorter (tenor and soprano saxophone), Victor Bailey (electric bass), Omar Hakim (drums) and Jose Rossy (percussion). The show included material from their then-current album Procession and others.

Live in Cologne follows this year’s earlier release of the band’s 1975 Live in Berlin album, featuring bassist Miroslav Vitous. A 1978 recording from Offenbach, Germany featuring bassist Jaco Pastorius and drummer Peter Erskine will follow.

Track listing

Track 1 Procession

Track 2 Fast City

Track 3 The Peasant

Track 4 D Flat Waltz

Track 5 Blue Sound Note Three

Track 6 Duet Jose Rossy & Omar Hakim

Track 7 Two Lines

Track 8 Plaza Real

Track 9 Medley: 8:30/Black Market/Elegant People/Badia-Boogie Woogie Waltz/A Remark You Made/Birdland

Track 10 The Duet

Track 11 Where the Moon Goes

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