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Brown street - live Vienna 2005

Joe Zawinul (performer), Alex Acuna (performer), Nathaniel Townsley (performer)
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Title
Brown street - live Vienna 2005
Performer
Joe Zawinul 1932-2007 Alex Acuna Nathaniel Townsley Victor Bailey 1960-2016 WDR Big Band Köln
Publisher
Intuition, 2006
2 cd's
Playing time
01:24:38
EAN
0750447345027
CDR
JE27156
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 13 times in Flemish libraries

About Joe Zawinul

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Josef Erich Zawinul (7 July 1932 – 11 September 2007) was an Austrian jazz keyboardist and composer. First coming to prominence with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, Zawinul went on to play with Miles Davis and to become one of the creators of jazz fusion, a musical genre that combined jazz with rock. He co-founded the groups Weather Report and The Zawinul Syndicate. He pioneered the use of electric piano and synthesizer, and was named "Best Electric Keyboardist" twenty-eight times by the readers of Down Beat magazine.

Biography

Early life and career

Zawinul grew up in Vienna, Austria. Accordion was his first instrument. When he was six or seven, he studied clarinet, violin, and piano at the Vienna Conservatory (Konservatorium Wien). During the 1950s he was a staff pianist for Polydor. He worked as a jazz musician with Hans Koller, Friedrich Gulda, Karl Drewo, and Fatty Geor…Read more on Wikipedia

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