In December 1954, “EmArcy” label released “Clifford Brown & Max Roach”, album by Clifford Brown and Max Roach. It was recorded in August 1954, in “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bob Shad, and has been released as 10” vinyl. In “Jazz: A Critic’s Guide to the 100 Most Important Recordings”, the album is placed at #34.
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.
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
Volcano for Hire – Joe Zawinul
Current Affairs – Joe Zawinul
Y.C. (41st Parallel/The Dance/Crazy About Jazz) – Joe Zawinul
Dara Factor One – Joe Zawinul
When It Was Now – Wayne Shorter
Speechless – Joe Zawinul
Dara Factor Two – Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius, Peter Erskine, Robert Thomas Jr.