Weather Report’s biggest-selling album is that ideal thing, a popular and artistic success — and for the same reasons. For one thing, Joe Zawinul revealed an unexpectedly potent commercial streak for the first time since his Cannonball Adderley days,...
This 1975 high-powered fusion differs surprisingly little from the music that Jean-Luc Ponty has mostly played throughout the 1980s and ’90s. The violinist’s quintet (which includes guitarist Darryl Stuermer, keyboardist Patrice Rushen, bassist Tom Fowler...
Originally released in 1976, Return To Forever’s Romantic Warrior could be described as the high-water mark of jazz fusion’s commercial popularity, reaching a spot on the Billboard charts and garnering the group a fanatical following of fans attracted to...
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Return To Forever (w/Bill Connors) – 1974
“Hymn of the 7th Galazy” RARE clip of RTF with Bill Connors on guitar
– Joachim Kühn / keyboards
– Cees van der Laarse / bass
– Bruno Castellucci / drums
– Pierre van der Linden / drums (6)
– Nippy Noya / percussion
– Michael Gibbs / string & flutes arrangements
– Roger Webb / strings conductor