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Weather Report / Live In Offenbach 1978
Album:Live In Offenbach 1978 Collection:Jazz
Artist:Weather Report Added:07/2018
Label:Mig Music 

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Add Date:2018-07-11 Pull Date:2018-09-12 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:15 Jul
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-07-08 
Reviewed: 2018-07-08
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: stellar live disc by this fusion jazz group always pushing the boundaries
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Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
Disc 1
*1/ Black Market (11:13) – (extended applause) synth starts like barking dogs> uptempo jam with tropical vibe> sax solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
2/ Scarlet Woman (9:24) – (crowd noise) synth starts> synth/noise explosion> slow off-kilter jam> electric piano/synth duet> slow jam> fade
*3/ Young And Fine (6:46) – synth starts>bouncy midtempo jam> keyboard solo> midtempo jam> fade >
4/ The Pursuit Of The Woman With The Feathered Hat (6:49) – synth starts, slow & quiet> midtempo jam with chanting over the top & intersecting solos> midtempo jam> fade
5/ A Remark You Made (7:04) – electric piano starts> slow jam like dwn breaking> bass solo> slow jam> electric piano solo> synth solo> fade
*6/ River People (7:52) – spacey synth start> midtempo jam> bass solo> midtempo jam like New Orleans fusion>
7/ Thanks For The Memories (3:47) – slow extended sax solo
*8/ Dolores/ Portrait Of Tracy/ Third Stone From The Sun (9:46) – extended bass solo> starts slow, swings to midtempo & slows again> swings back to uptempo funky, slows to midtempo, then goes psychedelic> quick stop
*9/ Mr. Gone (8:32) -synth/piano starts spacey & slow> midtempo jam> midtempo jam> sax/synth duet> midtempo jam> space jam> slows to fade
Disc 2
*10/ In a Silent Way (2:20) – (applause) synth starts, slow & quiet> slow jam> fade
11/ Waterfall (1:50) – (applause) synth starts, slow & quiet> slow jam> fade
**12/ Teen Town (8:08) – bass/drums start> uptempo jam slows to midtempo> synth solo> bass/drums duet> quick fast jam> bass solo> rocking uptempo jam builds to fast jam> quick stop
13/ I Got It Bad & That Ain't Good/ The Midnight Sun Will Never Set On You (8:50) – (applause) – long slow piano solo> slow jam> slow boogie piano solo swings out into an off-kilter jam> quick stop
14/ Birdland (6:49) – bass/synth starts low & slow> quick jump toass solo> uptempo jam> quick stop uptempo jam> synth solo> bass solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
15/ Band Introductions (1:47)
16/ Fred & Jack (6:16) – extended drum solo
*17/ Elegant People (8:09) – spacey synth starts slow, swings to uptempo jam> keyboards solo> sax solo> crescendo endning
*18/ Badia (13:29) – synth/drums duet starts slow> slow jam swings uptempo briefly> slow jam> percussion solo swings into uptempo jam> keyboard solo swings into lightning fast jam> slows to slow jam, then swings back to full throttle, then dissolves into noise & fades

Track Listing
1.(Disc 1) Black Market 10.(Disc 2) In A Silent Way
2.Scarlet Woman 11.Waterfall
3.Young And Fine 12.Teen Town
4.The Pursuit Of The Woman With The Feathered Hat 13.I Got It Bad & That Ain't Good/ The Midnight Sun Will Never Set On You
5.A Remark You Made 14.Birdland
6.River People 15.Introductions
7.Thanks For The Memories 16.Fred & Jack
8.Dolores/ Portait Of Tracy/ Third Stone From The Sun 17.Elegant People
9.Mr. Gone 18.Badia