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Weather Report in Europe 1971

This is an early version of Weather Report with a number of guests doing "Direction" off of I Sing the Body Electric.

by Jon Davis, Published 2015-06-24


Filed under: Video

Related artist(s): Alphonse Mouzon, John Surman, Alan Skidmore, Weather Report, Miroslav Vitouš

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