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Birdland

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Tommythecat71, May 2, 2006.


  1. Tommythecat71

    Tommythecat71

    Apr 27, 2006
    does anyone have or know where i can get the original birdland by weather report. not the live one where jaco is like playing a lot more than usual.
     
  2. Weather Report's "Heavy Weather" cd
     
  3. Jimbo

    Jimbo

    Dec 4, 2000
    Philadelphia, PA
    yes, "heavy weather" is a great disc

    -jimbo
     
  4. callmeMrThumbs

    callmeMrThumbs Guest

    Oct 6, 2005
    Omaha, NE
    It's also on the Jaco Pastorius Anthology (Punk Jazz).....extraordinary album...my personal favorite.

    -Josh
     
  5. FusionArsonist

    FusionArsonist

    May 4, 2006
    great song wayne shorter assembled a supergroup there...
     
  6. That was my first Jaco purchase. I'm glad I bought it first, but now that I've had a LOT more exposure to Jaco, that album is kinda weak IMO. They only have 1 song from his self-titled album, and yet they have all but 1 song from Word of Mouth:meh: I'll never understand that. Still, good album when I'm in a mixed mood. I like that they threw in some of his guest spots too, like the song with Mike Stern (Mood Swings), Trilogue, Brian Melvin, Joni, etc. It's a good mix. But that WOM to Self-Titled ratio is WAAAYYY off. Plus there's only 1 Weather Report song.


    But then again, making a "Best Of" Jaco CD is bound to be tough. If they made it the way I think it should be made, it would be like 20 CDs.
     

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