In February 1982.

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In February 1982, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, twelfth Weather Report album. It was recorded in 1981, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Zawinul, Jaco Pastorius and Wayne Shorter. It was the final album featuring Jaco Pastorius on bass and Peter Erskine on drums.

Personnel:

  • Joe Zawinul– electric keyboards, piano, clay drum, drum computer, percussion, voice, horn, woodwind, string and brass sounds, front cover concept
  • Wayne Shorter– tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Jaco Pastorius– bass guitar, percussion, voice
  • Peter Erskine– drums, drum computer, claves
  • Robert Thomas Jr.– percussion
  • Neil Dorfsman, Mitch Gibson – engineer
  • Joseph Futterer, Richie Powell – art direction
  • Don Dixon – cover artwork

Track listing:

  1. Volcano for Hire – Joe Zawinul
  2. Current Affairs – Joe Zawinul
  3. Y.C. (41st Parallel/The Dance/Crazy About Jazz) – Joe Zawinul
  4. Dara Factor One – Joe Zawinul
  5. When It Was Now – Wayne Shorter
  6. Speechless – Joe Zawinul
  7. Dara Factor Two – Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius, Peter Erskine, Robert Thomas Jr.

 

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