Sunday, July 2, 2017
Vinyl of the Month - "Weather Report: The Agora, Columbus, Ohio, October 17th 1972"
Weather Report: "The Agora, Columbus, Ohio, October 17th 1972" (Hi-Hat, 2-LP set)
***** (musical performance)
*** (sonic quality)
Featuring: Joe Zawinul (keyboards), Wayne Shorter (sax), Miroslav Vitous (bass), Eric Gravatt (drums) & Dom Um Romao (percussion)
Includes the entire broadcast of a brilliant performance. Remastered sound. Background notes/photos included on a 2 x 180g vinyl w/ insert in sleeve.
Recorded a few months after the release of their classic "I Sing the Body Electric" album.
The tracklist includes "Unknown Solider," "Vertical Invader," "Improvisation," "Directions," "Dr. Honoris Causa," "In A Silent Way," "It's About That Time," a fabulous percussion solo by Dom Um Romão and "Orange Lady."