R.I.P. Joe Zawinul

MetaFilter reports that The very great Joe Zawinul has passed at 75 Accordionist, proud Austrian, composer of Mercy, Mercy, In a Silent Way, and Birdland, associate of Miles, McLaughlin, Cannonball, Hancock, and Shorter, arguably the father of world music, Zawinul has left the building.

I really loved Weather Report. During my teenage years I listened to Jazz Fusion almost exclusively, including Weather Report and Return to Forever.

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