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Posting Joe Celebrating Weather Report - Live - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9553-2
  • Barcode: 614427955326
  • German Release: 22/03/2013
  • Genre: Crossover

Neue Wiener Streicherschule at its best: Zawinul Klassiker akustisch, atemberaubend, anders

CD € 17,50



“I’ve shaken his hand once, so I guess you can’t call it a closer acquaintance.” A typically Viennese answer by Bernie Mallinger, the violinist and head of radio.string.quartet.vienna (r.s.q.v.), to the question about his personal relationship to Joe Zawinul. Nonetheless, the music of his Austrian colleague has been omnipresent for him and the other members of the string quartet. It could hardly be otherwise, Zawinul is one of the most significant personalities of jazz: the style-forming pianist of the hard bop era with “Cannonball” Adderley, a pioneer of fusion on Miles Davis’ groundbreaking recordings “In A Silent Way” and “Bitches Brew”, with his own band “Weather Report”, founded together with Wayne Shorter, and finally with “Syndicate”, a combination of jazz and world music.Ever since r.s.q.v. was founded in 2003, it has been inno...

line up

Bernie Mallinger / violin
Igmar Jenner / violin
Cynthia Liao / viola
Asja Valcic / cello


Recording Information

Music composed by Joe Zawinul unless otherwise noted

#2, 3, 4, 6, 9 & 10 arranged by B. Mallinger. #5 arranged by I. Jenner & #8 arranged by J. Dickbauer. B. Mallinger plays octave violin on #6 & 10, vocals on #10 Live tracks recorded by Peter O. Moritz except #3, 5 and 6 recorded by Peter Tomic, #2 recorded by Juhana Kari and Timo Kunnas. “Troposphere” recorded by Bernie Mallinger. All tracks mixed and mastered by Peter O. Moritz at www.radwerk14.at, except "Troposphere" mixed by Bernie Mallinger / Peter O. Moritz

Produced by radio.string.quartet.vienna

Cover art “Salute” by Marc Vaux, 1964, used with permission of the artist