Yosuke Yamashita and
Hozan Yamamoto Two of the leading Japanese musicians in the field of jazz and free music appear in this live recording. Pianist Yosuke Yamashita plays Thelonius Monk, and Hozan Yamamoto, virtuoso of the flute and the shakuhachi, performs traditional Japanese music and free music with jazz links. The elements of traditional Japanese music and modern jazz are both heard in duets. Directed by János Darvas - 91'
Yellow Jackets The Munich premiere of this celebrated band was a great success with the public. “Yellow Jackets” consists of Russell Ferrante (keyboards), Bob Mintzer (sax), Jimmy Haslip (b) and Will Kennedy (dr). It is a group from New York which can be considered as the successor of “Weather Report”. Particularly younger jazz enthusiasts are attracted by this music. Directed by Dieter Hens – 70’ Aziza Mustafa Zadeh Recorded live, when she appeared at the Philharmonie in Munich, this programme introduces an extraordinarily talented young musician from Azerbaijan. She plays and sings a selection of her own compositions and jazz standards, as well as improvising at the keyboard. Directed by Dieter Hens - 57/66'
Joe Zawinul and Friedrich Gulda:
Piano Duo This recording captures a spontaneous piano duo in the Munich Philharmonie, which clearly illustrates the common background of these two pianists in the Vienna of the 1940s and '50s. Directed by János Darvas - 9'
Joe Zawinul: Solo The Viennese jazz musician Joe Zawinul performs on a huge synthesizer outfit in a concert recorded live from Kongressaal in Munich. Directed by János Darvas - 57'
Joe Zawinul and Syndicate Recorded live from the Philharmonie in Munich, this concert features the legendary jazz keyboard player Joe Zawinul and his jazz-rock formation Syndicate. The line-up includes Zawinul on synthesiser, with Carl Anderson (vocals), Gerald Veasley (bass), Scott Henderson (guitar), Cornell Rochester (drums), Leata Galloway (vocals) and Bill Summers (percussion). Directed by Ruth Käch - 67'
Joe Zawinul and Weather Update Joe Zawinul's jazz group Weather Update gave this concert at the Munich Philharmonie. Alongside Zawinul on synthesisers are Victor Bailey on bass, Bobbie Thomas Junior and Peter Erskine on percussion, and Steve Khan on guitar. Directed by János Darvas - 60'