Chris Murphy - 1976

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 114-117:

[In the spring/summer of 1976 Chris Murphy was a roadie on tour with the band ‘Weather Report’]. ‘Weather Report’ was headed up by two Miles Davis alumni, keyboardist Joe Zawinul and saxophonist Wayne Shorter. They were a top-level fusion band, creative, slick, and endlessly talented. Joe Zawinul had a rather unusual beginning for a jazz player, coming from the Austrian Conservatory. He grew up playing classical music and wound up in Cannonball Adderly's band. Joe was a gifted writer of funk, penning such classics as "Wadin' in the Water" and "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy," …   more >>

cite as

Chris Murphy, Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis (New York City, 2002), p. 114-117. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430583250940 accessed: 28 June, 2022

Listeners

Chris Murphy
music technician, personal assisstant, road manager, Guitarist […]
1940's-

Listening to

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East/West fusion performed by Zakir Hussein, Shakti, Shankar, John McLaughlin
jazz fusion
written by Miles Davis
performed by Weather Report, Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul

Experience Information

Date/Time 1976
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 02 May 2015 17:14:11 +0100
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:56:40 +0100