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Miroslav Vitouš

Miroslav Vitouš
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Czech Republic
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Miroslav Vitouš (born December 6, 1947, Prague) is a Czech jazz bassist, composer, band leader, and educator. He was a cofounder of Weather Report in 1970.
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http://www.miroslavvitous.com
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Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette — To Be Continued Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette — To Be Continued
(ECM 1192, 1981/1997, CD)
Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette — Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette — Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette
(ECM 1125, 1979/2008, CD)
Jon Hassell — Earthquake Island Jon Hassell — Earthquake Island
(Tomato TOM-2024, 1978/2008, CD)
Lenny White — Big City Lenny White — Big City
(Wounded Bird WOU, 1977/2001, CD)
Miroslav Vitous — Magical Shepherd Miroslav Vitous — Magical Shepherd
(Wounded Bird WOU 2925, 1976/2001, CD)
Weather Report — Mysterious Traveller Weather Report — Mysterious Traveller
(Columbia CK 65112, 1974/2002, CD)
Weather Report — Sweetnighter Weather Report — Sweetnighter
(Columbia CK 64976, 1973/1996, CD)
Weather Report — I Sing the Body Electric Weather Report — I Sing the Body Electric
(Columbia CK 46107, 1972/1990, CD)
Weather Report — Weather Report Weather Report — Weather Report
(Columbia CK 48824, 1971/2000, CD)

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2019-06-05
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2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
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2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more

2019-03-20
Freedom to Spend Unearths June Chikuma's Archives – Jun (June) Chikuma is well known for her video game and anime soundtracks, but she also released an album of experimental electronic music back in 1986 called Divertimento where she indulged the kind of spontaneity that wouldn't work in a soundtrack. RVNG Int'l label Freedom to Spend is bringing this overlooked item to broader attention with a deluxe reissue. » Read more


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