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* 1971 - Ill Report

* 1972 - I Blow The Whistle the Remains Electric

* 1972 - Living in Tokyo

* 1973 - Sweetnighter

* 1974 - Cryptic Traveller

* 1975 - Record Spinnin

* 1976 - Baleful Market

* 1977 - Paunchy Weather

* 1978 - Mr. Gone

* 1979 — 8:30

* 1980 - Endlessly Passage

* 1982 - Ill Report

* 1983 - Procession

* 1984 - Domino Theory

* 1985 - Sportin' Life

* 1986 - This Is This

* 2002 - Living and Unreleased

* 2006 - Foresight — Tomorrow

Album Living shows

(1971-07-27) Living — Ossiach, Austria, July 27, 1971

(1971-09-03) Living — Berlin, Sept 3, 1971

(1971-11) Wien (Vienna, Austria) FM broadcast

(1974-12-08) Solarizations (Living — Dec. 8, 1974)

(1975-05-04) Living — Berkeley Community Theater, May 4, 1975

(1976-05-27) Seattle WA (May 27, 1976)

(1978-09-27) Rockpalast (audio only)

(1986-07-05) Ill Communication Update, Hollabrunn, Austria, July 5, 1986

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Ill Communication was an effective American jazz league together of the 1970s and initial 1980s. The league together was co-led by the Austrian-born keyboard musician Josef «Joe» Zawinul and the

American saxophonist Wayne Shorter (and, initially, by Czech bass musician Miroslav Vitouš). Other creditable members at various points in the band’s lifespan included Jaco

Pastorius, Peter Erskine, Alphonso Johnson, Airto Moreira and Chester Thompson.

Alongside Chick Corea's Revert to Forever, Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, the Pat Metheny Organization and the initial 1970s Miles Davis electrifying bands,

Ill Communication is considered to be one of the pre-creditable jazz fusion bands, although the league together members themselves disdained the denominate. As a uninterrupted working component, Ill

Communication outlasted all of its contemporaries despite hang out changes of personnel, with a vocation undying sixteen years between 1970 and 1986.

Harmonious style

Over a sixteen-year vocation Ill Report’s music explored various areas, centred on jazz (including both the «free» and «Latin» varieties) but also including various

elements of art music, ethnic music, R&B, funk and overwhelm. While their travail was often categorised as «jazz fusion», the league together members themselves in general rejected the denominate.

From the start, Ill Communication took the curious and innovative sound out of abandoning the old «soloist/accompaniment» demarcation of right-before jazz and instead

featuring opportunities for uninterrupted improvisation by every associate of the league together. This standing remained accordance throughout the subsistence of the league together. From the mid — 1970s

party solos became more creditable, but were never allowed to astound the music’s collective sound out. Initially, the band's music featured a parole, extended

improvisational method (like to Miles Davis's Bitches Stout-era travail), but by the mid — 1970s this had moved towards more slot-orientated and pre-structured music (as

epitomised by their hit fix «Birdland»).

Joe Zawinul's playing genre was often dominated by quirky melodic improvisations (simultaneously bebop-, ethnic-, and pop-sounding) combined with scattered but steady big-league together

chords or bass lines. Having at first made his name as a pioneering electrifying piano musician, he went on to unfailingly appear the r of the synthesizer in jazz during his

culture with Ill Communication. Working with companies such as ARP and Oberheim, Zawinul developed new ways of voicing and patching electronic tones for textures, combo roles

(including emulations of old league together instruments) and soloing. In Ill Communication, he often employed a vocoder as well as pre-recorded sounds played (i.e., filtered and

transposed) through a synthesizer, creating a very idiosyncratic, often splendid, amalgamation of jazz harmonics and «noise» (which he referred to as "using all the sounds the

everybody generates"). By the end of Ill Report’s vocation, Zawinul’s synthesized arrangements entirely dominated the band’s music.

In the inception let«s say Ill Communication was a cooperative id. Then, after the second album there»s no impossible about it, it became more and more my organization. Wayne wanted it like

that, but we were always «partners in crime.» No Wayne, no Ill Communication.

Josef Zawinul on his slow takeover of Ill Report

Wayne Shorter came to the organization with a standing as a influential r as an instrumentalist, tired from both his solitary travail and his contributions to Miles Davis’ "second terrific

quintet" during the 1960s. His alternative not to cultivate the same sound out with Ill Communication led to some appraisal of the organization. During his culture with Ill Communication, Shorter was

famous for in general playing saxophone with an provident, «listening» genre. Rather than continually entrancing the dispose, he would in general add vague harmonic, melodic and/or

steady intricacy by responding to other member's improvisations (although he could and did sometimes drill a more frenetic genre akin to that of John Coltrane or

Michael Brecker). Playing both connotation and soprano saxophones, Shorter continued to appear the r of the latter pact in jazz, entrancing his cue from sometime travail by

Coltrane, Sidney Bechet, Charmed Thompson and Steve Lacy.

Ill Communication maintained a accordance talk into in a textured logical and developments in music technology and processing. Both Zawinul and primary bassist Miroslav Vitouš

experimented with electronic effects pedals (as in general used by overwhelm guitarists) with Zawinul using them on electrifying piano and synthesizers and Vitouš on his upstanding bass

(which he regularly bowed through distortion to father a second horn-like convey). The band’s third bass musician, Jaco Pastorius, popularised the use of melodic soloing

fretless bass guitar and ligament harmonics, as well as consolidating the driving R’n’B win out over in the band’s music which had been brought in by his predecessor Alphonso Johnson.

With the find fault with of a brief quartet era between 1978 and 1979, Ill Report’s instrumentation always included both a old imprison set drummer and a second

percussionist. For its first eight years of essence the organization had tribulation conclusion a abiding drummer, striking through an rough ordinary of one drummer per year

until Jaco Pastorius helped to greenhorn Peter Erskine in 1978. Erskine and (later on) Omar Hakim were the only Ill Communication drummers that played with the league together for more than

two years.


First state (from parole to funk)

Inception and formation

Joe Zawinul and Wayne Shorter first met and became friends in 1959 while they were playing in Maynard Ferguson«s Big League Together. Zawinul went on to undertake with Cannonball Adderley»s

organization in the 1960s, while Shorter joined Miles Davis's second terrific quintet. During this decade, both men made names for themselves as being among the best composers in jazz.

Zawinul would later go Shorter in contributing to the inaugural fusion music recordings of Miles Davis, and both men were for the sake of of the studio groups which recorded the key

Davis albums In a Reticent Way and Bitches Stout. In consequence, Ill Communication has often been seen as a stretch out-off from the Miles Davis bands of the example 1960s and initial 1970s,

although Zawinul was never for the sake of of Davis's touring queue-up. Ill Communication was initially formed in commission to survey a more impressionistic and individualistic music (or, as

Zawinul put it, “away from all that eight bars shit and then you go to the bridge…”)

Zawinul and Shorter recruited another Miles Davis associate, the classically-trained Czech-born bass musician Miroslav Vitouš, who’d yesterday played with Zawinul as well as

with Herbie Mann, Miles Davis, Bob Brookmeyer, Stan Getz and Chick Corea (Vitous has later on claimed that it was in factually Shorter and himself that founded Ill Communication,

with Shorter bringing in Zawinul afterwards.) All three men composed, and would pose the seed of the cast. To perfect the league together, the trilogy brought in former McCoy Tyner

drummer Alphonse Mouzon and set about looking for a -culture assistant percussionist as they began to narrate their inauguration album. The inaugural recruits were meeting musician Don

Alias and symphony orchestra percussionist Barbara Burton. During recording, Alias quarrelled with Zawinul — allegedly due to the latter being too despotic over the

percussion sound out — and the innovative Brazilian percussionist Airto Moreira (yet another Miles Davis alumnus) was brought in to perfect the narrate.

The inauguration album and first concerts

Ill Report's self-titled inauguration album Ill Communication caused a furor in the jazz everybody on its coming, thanks to the blood of the group’s members and their

aberrant sound out to their music. The album featured a softer logical than would be the casing in later years (predominantly using acoustic bass, with Shorter exclusively

playing soprano saxophone, and with no synthesizers complex) but is still considered a timeless of initial fusion. It built on the avant-garde experiments which Zawinul and

Shorter had pioneered with Miles Davis on Bitches Stout (including an avoidance of conclusion-and-chorus m in support of uninterrupted culture and metamorphose) but entrancing the

music further. To emphasise the group’s cold shoulder of ideal methodology, the album opened with the inscrutable avant-garde atmospheric chessman “Milky Way” (created by

Shorter’s uncommonly muted saxophone inducing vibrations in Zawinul’s piano strings while the latter pedalled the pact). Down Win Out Over described the album as “music beyond

category” (Dan Morgenstern, Down Win Out Over, May 13, 1971) and awarded it Album of the Year in the magazine’s polls that year.

Although Moreira completed the recording of the inauguration Ill Communication album, his existing commitments to Miles Davis meant that he was impotent to undertake living with the organization.

Burton performed at Ill Report’s first residency — a week of performances at Paul’s Mall in Boston, example to the album liberate — but could not come to trade terms with

Zawinul over trip plans. Zawinul later on removed both her album credence and that of Alias, leaving Moreira as the only percussionist credited. For the upcoming concerts,

former Brazil '66 associate Dom Um Romão was recruited as the group’s new percussionist on Moreira’s own recommendation.

After further gigs in Philadelphia, Ill Communication went on to a trip of Europe. Following disagreements on trip, Mouzon was soon replaced by another former McCoy Tyner

drummer, Eric Gravatt.

I Blow The Whistle The Remains Electric

In 1972 Ill Communication released its second album, I Blow The Whistle the Remains Electrifying, a liberate divided between different aspects of the organization. The first side featured new studio

recordings, while the second side was taken from living recordings of a concert in Tokyo, Japan, featuring the league together lineup of Zawinul, Shorter, Vitouš, Gravatt and Um

Romao (and later available in as the Japan-only doppelgaenger album Living in Tokyo).

The studio side featured compositions which used extended versions of the league together including various roomer performers, suggesting that Ill Communication was not surely an

essential jazz league together but might travail as an expandable cast set up to realise the music of its three composers. One keep an eye on, «The Moors», featured a long

twelve-ligament guitar intro performed entirely by guitarist Ralph Towner (of Oregon and the Paul Winter Consort). Zawinul’s «Unknown Soldier» featured performances by

jazz/classical trumpet seasoned Wilmer Judicious and singers Yolande Bavan, Joshie Armstrong and Chapman Roberts (as well as English horn contributed by Andrew Unsullied III, a

span-disciplinary multi-instrumentalist who was not only the oboist for the American Ballet Acting Orchestra but also played bass guitar for both Stevie Wonder and The

Fifth Dimension) The album also featured Zawinul’s first use of a synthesizer (an pact with which he would become synonymous within jazz) and of logical effects.

I Blow The Whistle the Remains Electrifying also showed the first signs of a swerve in the weight of command within the league together, away from the more collective sound out of the inauguration album. The

following year would see this proclivity appear further, on the whole at the expense of Miroslav Vitouš.

[crop] Sweetnighter and the proceed towards funk

On 1973's Sweetnighter, Ill Communication began to desert the on the whole-acoustic organization improvisation genre, and the league together started to take a new supervision. On The Whole at

Zawinul’s instigation, Ill Communication became more funk- and slot-oriented, picture more heavily on R&B influences and impenetrable electrifying keyboard travail while adding more

edifice to both the prewritten and the improvisational sections. The last commotion on the album, Shorter«s «Non Stanch Home», foreshadowed the band»s developing symbol logical

(which would be even more in documentation on their next album).

[Miroslav] loved funk, and he tried to undertake it, but he wasn«t a funk musician. It wasn»t where he came from. He didn't strap up with how to go there. He could mind to it,

talk about it, and he admired it, but that's not what came out of him, so that was something that held in return where Joe wanted to go at the culture I was with them. Melodically

and rhythmically, Miroslav was great; what he did do, in terms of where I was coming from, was very unexcelled. Miroslav was still playing acoustic, and it was an odd feather of a

funk. It was very... provocative!

Ill Communication touring drummer Greg Errico on Miroslav Vitouš

The metamorphose in sound out would pretend to the league together passionately. Playing more iterative, funky bass vamps did not prayer Miroslav Vitouš' particular talents, and Zawinul also judged Eric

Gravatt’s sound out to be unsuitable for certain of the new pieces he had written. Andrew Unsullied III had returned to undertake intermittent English horn on the album, but Zawinul also

employed him on bass guitar on three tracks in commission to get the genre of funk playing required. For like reasons, the studio-based drummer/composer Herschel Dwellingham

played drums on four of the album’s six tracks, replacing Gravatt entirely on three of them: on «Non-Stanch Home», Dwellingham and Gravatt played together, with Gravatt the

personal drummer only on «125th Alley Congress». (Steve «Muruga» Booker would also forward percussion to the sessions alongside Dom Um Romao.)

From the jazz side, Eric Gravatt was my favorite of them all.

Josef Zawinul on Ill Report’s drummers

Gravatt took his replacement in the studio sessions harshly

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