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Miroslav Vitous Discography

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Czech upright virtuoso.


Various Artists - Ceskolovensky jazz 64
Gramofonovy Klub dv 10176

recorded 1964: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Hammer, Jan (ap), Vitous, Alan (drm), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

Note: Vitous & Co. only appear on one track of this compilation album.


Jancy Körössy — Piano...?
Supraphon SUK 35622

recorded 1965: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Körössy, Jancy (ap), Vitous, Alan (drm), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) But Not For Me — GGershwin/IGershwin
2) Sophisticated Lady — DEllington
3) Don't Whisper — Copeland/Hahn/Tiven
4) Sorrow


Jazz 65: 6th review of jazz in Czechoslovakia
Supraphon SUA 15632

recorded 1965: Czechoslovakia
Hammer, Jan (ap), Vitous, Alan (drm), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

Note: Vitous & Co. share tracks on this compilation album.


Various Artists — International Jazz Festival Prague 2
Supraphon SUA 55733

recorded 1965: Czechoslovakia
Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

This compilation album includes groups led by Ted Curson, G. Garanyan and J. Milian.
It is unknown which group or groups Miroslav Vitous participates in.


JAZZ Wien 1966
Amadeo AVRS 9213

recorded May 24, 1966: Wien Jazz Festival
Ambrosetti, Franco (tr), Daniels, Eddie (ts), Pauer, Fritz (ap), Vitous, Miroslav (ab), Weiss, Klaus (drm), Whigham, Jiggs (trom)

Note: Vitous & Co. only play on one track of this compilation album.


Donald Byrd — The Creeper
Blue Note LT1096

recorded October 5, 1967: Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Adams, Pepper (bs), Byrd, Donald (tr), Corea, Chick (ap), Red, Sonny (as), Rokey, Mickey (drm), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) Samba Yantra — CCorea 9:34
2) I Will Wait for You — NGimbel/MLegrand 9:05
3) Blues Medium Rare — DByrd 6:06
4) The Creeper — Skyner 4:38
5) Chico-San — CCorea
6) Early Sunday Morning — DByrd 6:18
7) Blues Well Done — DByrd 6:24


Chick Corea — Now He Sings Now He Sobs
Solid State SS 18039

recorded March 14-27, 1968: A&R Recording Studio, NYC
Corea, Chick (ap), Haynes, Roy (drm), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) Matrix — CCorea 6:29
2) My One and Only Love — Mellin/Wood 3:38
3) Now He Beats the Drum-Now He Stops — CCorea 10:37
4) Bossa — CCorea 4:45
5) Now He Sings, Now He Sobs — CCorea 7:08
6) Steps-What Was — CCorea 13:52
7) Fragments — CCorea 4:05
8) Windows — CCorea 3:13
9) Pannonica — TSMonk 3:02
10) Samba Yantra — CCorea 2:42
11) I Don't Know — CCorea 2:44
12) The Law of Falling and Catching Up — CCorea 2:28
13) Gemini — CCorea 4:24

Note: The original issue of the album only included tracks 1, 3, 5-6, & 12.
The rest of the tracks were originally only available on Circling In (1976 LP Blue Note 472 Blue Note 84555)
but were added to the CD reissue of Now He Sings, Now He Sobs.


Herbie Mann — Windows Opened
Atlantic SD 1507

recorded February 7-8; April 2, 1968: Atlantic Recording Studios, NYC
Ayers, Roy (vib), Carr, Bruno (drm), Mann, Herbie (fl), Sharrock, Sonny (eg), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) There is a Mountain — DLeitch 6:08
2) If I Were a Carpenter — THardin 5:41
3) Paper Man — CTolliver 6:47
4) Footprints — WShorter 8:27
5) By the Time I Get to Pheonix — JWebb 2:22
6) Windows Opened — RAyers/HMann 7:30

The following tracks were also recorded for this session but were unissued by Atlantic:
Flute's Blues, I Never Knew, Flute's Blue (alt. tk), I Never Knew (alt. tk), Mineroyd
The Ringer, Footprints (alt. tk)


Roy Ayers — Stoned Soul Picnic
Atlantic SD 1514

recorded June 20, 1968: Atlantic Recording Studios, NYC
Ayers, Roy (vib), Bartz, Gary (as), Carter, Ron (ab #1 #4), Hancock, Herbie (ep), Laws, Hubert (fl), Tate, Grady (drm), Tolliver, Charles (tr flug), Vitous, Miroslav (ab #2-3 #5-6)

1) A Rose for Cindy — RAyers 8:56
2) Stoned Soul Picnic — LNyro 2:50
3) Wave — ACJobim 7:59
4) For Once in My Life — RMiller/OMurden 3:50
5) Lil's Paradise — CTolliver 6:33
6) What The People Say — EBirdsong 8:09


Jack DeJohnette — The DeJohnette Complex
Milestone M-9022

recorded December 26-27, 1968: Dandon Productions, NYC
Cowell, Stanley (ap ep), DeJohnette, Jack (drm mel), Gomez, Eddie (ab #3 #6-7), Haynes, Roy (drm perc except #2 #5 #7), Maupin, Bennie (ts fl except #5), Vitous, Miroslav (ab except #3 #6-7)

1) Equipoise — SCowell 3:58
2) The Major General — JDeJohnette6:34
3) Red Planet — EDolphy 6:36
4) Requiem Number One — JDeJohnette 2:21
5) Mirror Image — MVitous 5:08
6) Papa-Daddy and Me — JDeJohnette 7:53
7) Brown Warm and Wintry — JDeJohnette 5:02
8) Requiem Number Two — JDeJohnette 1:41


Steve Marcus — The Lord's Prayer
Vortex 2013

recorded March 10, May 12, & July 16, 1969: Atlantic Studio; Apostolic Studio, NYC
Clark, Larry (drm voc #1 #3 #5 #8), Gale, Dave (trom #1 #4), Gale, Jack (tr #1 #4), Hancock, Herbie (ep #1-2 #4 #6), Marcus, Steve (ts eg except #3 #7), Moses, Bob (drm #1-2 #4 #6), Orloff, Gene (vln #1 #4), Perkis, Rachel (rec #7), Stuart, Frank (eg #1 #4), Vitous, Miroslav (ab #1-2 #4 #6), Xiques, Ed (ts #1 #4-5 #8), Zimmerman, Tom (ts #1 #4-5 #8)

1) Hey Jude — JLennon/PMcCartney 8:22
2) Amy — BMoses 7:55
3) Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues — BDylan 1:00
4) T. with Strings — CSwansen 2:06
5) Wild Thing — CTaylor 2:24
6) Hope — MVitous 10:43
7) America — Trad. 1:20
8) The Lord's Prayer — Trad. 3:55


Stan Getz — Song is You
Laserlight LRC 17078

recorded 1969: France
Cowell, Stanley (ap), DeJohnette, Jack (drm), Getz, Stan (ts), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) The Song Is You — JKern 5:51
2) O Grande Amor — ACJobim 6:02
3) For Jane — JDeJohnette 3:22
4) Dane's Chant — SCowell 7:36
5) Major General — FDeJohnette 6:32
6) Folk Tune for Bass — MVitous 5:10
7) Tonight I Shall Sleep/Desafinado — DEllington 13:08
8) All the Things You Are — JKern 6:50
9) Summer Night — ACJobim 3:42
10) One Note Samba — ACJobim 1:58


Herbie Mann — Stone Flute
Embryo SD 520

recorded March 18 & 20; August 8, 1969: Atlantic Recording Studios, NYC; A&R Recording Studio, NYC
Ayers, Roy (vib), Brown, Alfred (vla #3-5), Carr, Bruno (drm #1-2 #6), Carter, Ron (ab #1-2 #6), Clarke, Selwart (vla vln #3-5), Dimitriades, Peter (vln #3-5), Green, Manny (vln #1-2 #6), Mann, Herbie (fl), Moore, Kermit (cell #3-5), Orloff, Gene (vln #1-2 #6), Ricci, George cell (#1-2 #6), Rocca, Mickey (drm #3-5), Sharrock, Sonny (eg), Vitous, Miroslav (ab #3-5)

1) In Tangier/Paradise Beach — DMills/HMann 10:30
2) Flying — JLennon/PMcCartney 5:00
3) Don't You Know The Way (How I Feel About You) — HMann 5:17
4) Miss Free Spirit — HMann 12:40
5) Waltz for My Son — HMann 4:20
6) Pendulum — WFischer 2:40


Herbie Mann — Live at the Whisky A Go Go
Atlantic SD 1536

recorded June 7, 1969: Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, CA
Ayers, Roy (vib), Carr, Bruno (drm), Mann, Herbie (fl), Sharrock, Sonny (eg), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) Ooh Baby — CHills/CBaker 15:05
2) Philly Dog — RThomas 14:04

The previous day's concert was also recorded for this album but these tracks were rejected by Atlantic:
Jam, Tangiers, If I Were a Carpenter, Memphis Underground, Black Woman, Ooh Baby


Herbie Mann — Memphis Underground
Atlantic SD 1522

recorded August 20-23, 1969: American Sound Studios, Memphis, TN
Ayers, Roy (vib cong), Cogbill, Tommy (ep), Coryell, Larry (eg), Emmons, Bobby (org), Leech, Mike (ep), Mann, Herbie (fl), Sharrock, Sonny (eg), Vitous, Miroslav (eb #3), Wood, Bobby (ap ep), Young, Reggie (eg)

1) Memphis Underground — HMann 7:07
2) New Orleans — Guida/Royster 2:07
3) Hold On! I'm Comin' — Hayes/Porter 8:52
4) Chain of Fools — Covay 10:42
5) Battle Hymn of the Republic — Trad. 7:12

The following tracks were also recorded for this session but were unissued by Atlantic:
I Never Knew, Soul March, Honky Tonky


Wayne Shorter — Supernova
Blue Note BLP 4332; BST 84332

recorded August 29 - September 2, 1969: A&R Recording Studio, NYC
Booker, Maria (voc #3), Booker, Walter (ag #3), Corea, Chick (drm ap vib), DeJohnette, Jack (drm thumb piano), McLaughlin, John (eg ag), Moreira, Airto (perc), Sharrock, Sonny (eg except #3), Shorter, Wayne (ss), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) Supernova — WShorter 4:45
2) Sweet Pea — WShorter 4:35
3) Dindi — ACJobim 9:45
4) Water Babies — WShorter 4:50
5) Capricorn — WShorter 7:45
6) More Than Human — WShorter 6:10


Miroslav Vitous — Mountain in the Clouds
Atlantic SD 1622, released as Infinite Search Embryo SD 524, Embryo/Warner P-7501A, released as The Bass Horzü

recorded November 1969: A&R Recording Studio, NYC
Chambers, Joe (drm #3-4), DeJohnette, Jack (drm #1 #5-7), Hancock, Herbie (ep except #2), Henderson, Joe (ts except #2), McLaughlin, John (eg except #2), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) Freedom Jazz Dance — EHarris 10:54
2) Mountain in the Clouds — MVitous 1:51
3) Epilogue — MVitous 7:00
4) Cérécka — MVitous 2:42
5) Infinite Search — MVitous 6:49
6) I Will Tell Him on You — MVitous 11:00
7) When Face Gets Pale — MVitous 6:56
*8) London Ride (unissued)


Roy Ayers — Comin' Home Baby
Columbia 2008AX (J)

recorded 1969: Japan
Ayers, Roy (vib), Carr, Bruno (drm), Sharrock, Sonny (eg), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) Unchain My Heart — Powell/Sharp
2) Comin' Home Baby — Dorough/Tucker
2) A Man and a Woman — Barough
2) Scarborough Fair — PSimon


Roy Ayers — All Blues
Columbia 2009AX (J)

recorded 1969: Japan
Ayers, Roy (vib), Carr, Bruno (drm), Sharrock, Sonny (eg), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) All Blues — MDavis 9:55
2) If I Were a Carpenter — THardin 10:00


Herbie Mann — Muscle Schoals Nitty Gritty
Embryo SD 526

recorded December 9-11, 1969: Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, AL
Ayers, Roy (vib), Beckett, Barry (ep), Carr, Bruno (drm), Hawkins, Roger (drm), Hinton, Eddie (eg), Hood, David (eb ab), Jackson, Wayne (tr #1-4), Johnson, Jimmy (eg #3-4), Logan, Ed (ts #1-4), Love, Andrew (ts #1-4), Mann, Herbie (fl), Mitchell, James (bs #1-4), Vitous, Miroslav (eb ab #5-6)

1) Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty — HMann 6:47
2) Claudia Pie — HMann 4:38
3) Can You Dig It — EBirdsong 5:51
4) Blind Willy — SSharrock 4:47
5) Come Together — JLennon/PMcCartney 10:00
6) Panama Red's Panama Hat — HMann 5:11


Joe Zawinul — Zawinul
Atlantic SD 1579

recorded July 1970: Atlantic Recording Studios, NYC
Booker, Walter (ab), Chambers, Joe (perc), Davis, George (fl except #4), DeJohnette, Jack (drm mel), Hancock, Herbie (ep), Hart, Billy (perc), Laws, Hubert (fl #4), Lee, David (perc), Owens, Jimmy (tr #3), Shaw, Woody, (tr except #3), Shorter, Wayne (ss #4), Turbington, Earl (ss except #4), Vitous, Miroslav (ab), Zawinul, Joe (ep)

1) Doctor Honoris Causa — JZawinul 13:34
2) In A Silent Way — JZawinul 4:47
3) His Last Journey — JZawinul 4:37
4) Double Image — JZawinul 10:37
5) Arrival in New York — JZawinul 1:59


Larry Coryell — Spaces
Vanguard VSD 6558

recorded August 1970: Vanguard's 23rd Street Studios, NYC
Cobham, Billy (drm), Corea, Chick (ep), Coryell, Larry (eg ag solo #6), McLaughlin (eg ag), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) Spaces (Infinite) — JCoryell 9:16
2) Rene's Theme — RThomas 4:06
3) Gloria's Step — SLaFaro 4:29
4) Wrong is Right — LCoryell 9:00
5) Chris — JCoryell 9:31
6) New Year's Day in Los Angeles 1968 — LCoryell :20


Larry Coryell — Planet End
Vanguard VSD 79367

recorded August 1970: Vanguard's 23rd Street Studios, NYC
Cobham, Billy (drm #2 #5), Corea, Chick (ep #2), Coryell, Larry (eg ag eb drm ep), Lawrence, Mike (tr #1 #3), McLaughlin (eg ag #2 #5), Mandel, Mike (ep synth #1 #3), Mouzon, Alphonse (drm #1 #3), Trifan, Danny (eb #1 #3), Vitous, Miroslav (ab #2 #5)

1) Cover Girl — AMouzon 5:38
2) Tyrone — LYoung 11:38
3) Rocks — RBrecker 4:48
4) The Eyes of Love — LCoryell 3:21
5) Planet End — LCoryell 8:45


Miroslav Vitous — Purple
CBS/Sony SOPM 157 (J), Sony Japan SOPC 57101-J

recorded August 25, 1970: Apostolic Studios, NYC
Cobham, Billy (drm), McLaughlin, John (eg #3), Vitous, Miroslav (ab eb ep), Zawinul, Joe (ep #1-2)

1) Purple — MVitous 9:40
2) Mood — RCarter 7:34
3) Water Lilie — MVitous 8:57
4) Dolores — WShorter 4:10
5) It Came from Knowhere — MVitous 5:18


Wayne Shorter — Moto Grosso Feio
Blue Note BN-LA014-G 0698

recorded August 26, 1970: A&R Recording Studio, NYC
Carter, Ron (ab cell), Corea, Chick (perc drm ap marim), Holland, Dave (ab ag), McLaughlin, John (ag),
Prell, Michelin (perc drm), Shorter, Wayne (ss ts), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) Moto Grosso Feio — WShorter 12:30
2) Montezuma — WShorter 7:53
3) Antigua — WShorter 5:24
4) Vera Cruz — MNascimento 5:12
5) Iska — WShorter 11:22

Note: Vitous is not listed on the album as appearing but is mentioned in "The Blue Note Label: A Discography"
compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli. Greenwood Press, 1988.
This book also gives the recording date as April 3, 1970.


Marcus/Sharrock/Vitous/Humair — Green Line
Original Japanese pressing?; Storyville SLP 1011

recorded September 11, 1970: Victor Studio, Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan
Humair, Daniel (drm), Marcus, Steve (ss), Sharrock, Sonny (eg), Vitous, Miroslav (ab)

1) Melvin — DHumair 8:48
2) Mr. Sheets at Night — EMarcus 7:05
3) Green Line — MVitous 6:11
4) Echos, The — SSharrock 10:49


Herbie Mann — Memphis Two Step
Embryo SD 531

recorded September 29 - November 1970: United Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA; American Sound Studios, Memphis, TN; A&R Studios, NYC
Ayers, Roy (vib #3), Barnes, John (ep #1-2), Bohanon, George (trom bs #1-2), Brown, Charlie (eg #4-5), Carr, Bruno (drm #4-7), Carter, Ron (eb #6-7), Christman, Gene (drm #3), Clayborn, Darrel (ab #1-2), Coryell, Larry (eg #3), Emmons, Bobby (org #3), Lastie, Melvin (flug tr #1-2), Leach, Mike (eb #3), Mann, Herbie (fl), Pantoja, Victor (perc #1-2), Resnicoff, Richie (eg #6-7), Sharrock, Sonny (eg #4-7), Simon, Eddie (rainmaker #6), Valdez, Carlos Patato (cong #4), Vescovo, Al (eg #1-2), Vitous, Miroslav (ab #4-7), Waters, Richard (drm #1-2), Weissberg, Eric (eg #4-7), Williams, Ike (flug tr #1-2), Wood, Bobby (ep #3), Young, Reggie (eg #3)

1) Soul Man — IHayes/DPorter 4:49
2) The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down — JRRobertson 5:25
3) Memphis Two-Step — DSebesky 6:27
4) Down on the Corner — JFogerty 5:50
5) Guinnevere — DCrosby 8:00
6) Acapulco Rain — HMann 7:54
7) Kabuki Rock — WFischer 5:30


Wayne Shorter — Unreleased session
Unissued Blue Note

recorded October 13, 1970: New York City
Burton, Barbara (vib bells perc), Mouzon, Alphonse (drm), Shorter, Wayne (ts perc #1 #4), Tyner, McCoy (ap perc #1 #4), Vitous, Miroslav (ab perc #1 #4)

1) The Creation (tk. 3)
2) (B.Because) (tk. 4)
3) (Cee) (tk. 5)
4) (Dee) (tk. 7)
5) (Effe) (tk. 8)

Information on this session was obtained from "The Blue Note Label: A Discography"
compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli. Greenwood Press, 1988.


Tim Hardin — Bird on a Wire
Columbia CK-30551

recorded 1970
Bernhardt, Warren (ep), Bock, Richard (cell), Brown, Sam (ag), Canby Singers (voc), Chelf, Bill (ep), Dunn, Monte (eg), Freeman, Ed (eg), Haas Steve (perc drm), Hardin, Tim (ag ap voc), Hornsby, Paul (ep), Keith, Bill (eg), Levin, Tony (eb), MacDonald, Ralph (perc), Mainieri, Mike (voc), Moore, Glen (ab), Mouzon, Alphonse (drm), Natoga (perc drm), Popwell, Robert (eb perc), Ricci, George (cell), Ross, Margaret (harp), Rothstein, Rob (eb), Rudd, Joe (eg), Stewart, Bill (drm perc), Towner, Ralph (ag), Vitous, Miroslav (ab), Walcott, Collin (voc), Zawinul, Joe (ep)

1) Bird on the Wire — LCohen
2) Moonshiner — THardin
3) Southern Butterfly — THardin
4) A Satisfied Mind — Hayes/Rhodes
5) Soft Summer Breeze — THardin
6) Hoboin' — JLHooker
7) Georgia On My Mind — HCarmichael
8) Andre Johray — THardin
9) If I Knew — THardin
10) Love Hymn — THardin


Weather Report
Columbia C-30661

recorded February 16-March 17, 1971: Columbia Recording Studio, NYC
Airto Moreira (perc), Mouzon, Alphonse (drm), Shorter, Wayne (ts ss), Vitous, Miroslav (ab), Zawinul, Joe (ap ep)

1) Milky Way — WShorter/JZawinul 2:30
2) Umbrellas — WShorter/JZawinul/MVitous 3:24
3) Seventh Arrow — MVitous 5:20
4) Orange Lady — JZawinul 8:40
5) Morning Lake — MVitous 4:23
6) Waterfall — JZawinul 6:18
7) Tears — WShorter 3:22
8) Eurydice — WShorter 5:43


Ossiach Live
BASF 492119-3/1-3

recorded June 25-July 5, 1971: Ossiach, Austria
Gravatt, Eric (drm), Romao, Dom Um (perc), Shorter, Wayne (ss), Vitous, Miroslav (ab), Zawinul, Joe (ep)

1) Eurydice — WShorter 14:38

Note: Vitous & Co. only play on one track of this compilation.


Norddeutscher Rundfunk: Jazzworkshop 1971
NDR 654 963

recorded September 3, 1971: Berlin, Germany
Mouzon, Alphonse (drm), Romao, Dom Um (perc), Shorter, Wayne (ss), Skidmore, Alan (fl ts #2),
Surman, John (bs ss bcl #2), Thelin, Eje (trom #2), Vitous, Miroslav (ab), Zawinul, Joe (ep)

1) Umbrellas — WShorter/JZawinul/MVitous 6:33
2) Sunrise — MVitous 14:48

Note: Weather Report only play on these two tracks of this compilation.


Eugene McDaniels — Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse
Atlantic

recorded 1971
Cargill, Carla (voc), King, Gary (eb except #4), McDaniels, Gene (eg voc), Mouzon, Alphonse (drm), Resnikoff, Richie (eg), Vitous, Miroslav (ab #3-4), Welfare City Choir (voc), Whitaker, Harry (ep)

1) The Lord Is Back — GMcDaniels/Singleton 3:22
2) Jagger the Dagger — GMcDaniels 6:03
3) Lovin' Man — GMcDaniels 4:49
4) Headless Heroes — GMcDaniels 3:34
5) Susan Jane — GMcDaniels 2:10
6) Freedom Death Dance — GMcDaniels 4:19
7) Supermarket Blues — GMcDaniels 4:10
8) The Parasite (For Buffy) — GMcDaniels 9:34


Weather Report — I Sing the Body Electric
Columbia KC 31352

recorded November 1971 - January 1972: Columbia Recording Studio, NYC
Gravatt, Eric (drm), Shorter, Wayne (ts ss), Towner, Ralph (ag #2), Um Romao, Dom (perc), Vitous, Miroslav (ab), Zawinul, Joe (ap ep)

1) Unknown Soldier — JZawinul 7:57
2) Moors, The — WShorter 4:40
3) Crystal — MVitous 7:16
4) Second Sunday in August — JZawinul 4:09

Note: The rest of this album contained edited portions released uncut on Live in Tokyo. Please see that entry for remaining tracks.


Weather Report — Live in Tokyo
CBS SQPJ12-13-XR

recorded January 13, 1972: Shibuya Philharmonic Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Gravatt, Eric (drm), Shorter, Wayne (ts ss), Um Romao, Dom (perc), Vitous, Miroslav (ab), Zawinul, Joe (ap ep)

1) Vertical Invader — JZawinul
2) Seventh Arrow — MVitous
3) T.H. — MVitous
4) Doctor Honoris Causa — JZawinul 26:11
5) Surucucu — WShorter
6) Lost — WShorter
7) Early Minor — JZawinul
8) Directions — JZawinul 19:19
9) Orange Lady — JZawinul 18:13
10) Eurydice — WShorter
11) The Moors — WShorter 13:51
12) Tears — WShorter
13) Umbrellas — WShorter/JZawinul/MVitous 10:54


Weather Report — Sweetnighter
CBS KC-32210

recorded February 3-7, 1973
Dwellingham, Herschel (drm #1-2 #4 #6), Gravatt, Eric (drm #2 #4 #6), Maruga (perc #1-4), Shorter, Wayne (ts ss), Um Romao, Dom (perc #1 #4-6), Vitous, Miroslav (ab except #6), White, Andrew (enghorn eb except #2), Zawinul, Joe (ap ep)

1) Boogie Woogie Waltz — JZawinul 13:01
2) Manolete — WShorter 5:50
3) Adios — JZawinul 2:56
4) 125th Street Congress — JZawinul 12:12
5) Will — MVitous 6:13
6) Non-Stop Home — WShorter 4:50


Flora Purim — Stories to Tell
Milestone M-9058

recorded May-July 1974: Fantasy Studies, Berkeley, CA
Airto Moreira (perc drm), Bohanon, George (trom #3, #8), Brashear, Oscar (flug #3, #8), Caliman, Hadley (fl afl #3, #8), Carter, Ron (ab eb #2-3. #8), De Souza, Raul (trom #4, #6), Duke, George (ep synth except #4), Dunlap, Larry (ap #5), Errison, King (cong except #4-6), Hood, Ernie (zith #9), Klugh, Earl (eg except #4-6), Neves, Oscar (eg ag #3, #8), Purim, Flora (voc), Santana, Carlos (eg #7), Vitous, Miroslav (eb synth #1, #7, #9)

1) Stories to Tell — MVitous/FPurim/Capolla 3:41
2) Search for Peace — MTyner/FPurim 5:53
3) Casa Forte — ELobo 3:55
4) Insensatez — ACJobim/VDeMoraes 2:46
5) Mountain Train — EHood/FPurim 3:14
6) To Say Goodbye — ELobo/Hall 4:03
7) Silver Sword — MVitous 5:40
8) Vera Cruz — Nascimento/Hall 4:12
9) O Cantadour/I Just Want to be Here — Caymni Filho/Motta;FPurim/GDuke/KErrison/Airto/MVitous 6:45


Sadao Watanabe — Round Trip
Vanguard VSD 79344

recorded July 15, 1974: Allegro Sound Studio, NYC
Corea, Chick (ap), DeJohnette, Jack (drm), Vitous, Miroslav (ab), Watanabe, Sadao (ss fl)

1) Round Trip: Going and Coming — SWatanabe/YMasuo 20:02
2) Nostalgia — SWatanabe 1:30
3) Pastoral — SWatanabe 14:45
4) Sao Paulo — SWatanabe 7:36


Weather Report — Mysterious Traveller
Columbia KC 32494

recorded 1974: Devonshire Sound, North Hollywood, CA
Adderley, Auger James (voc #2), Ashworth, Don (ocar winds #7), Barnum, Billie (voc #1), Barretto, Ray (perc #3), Gilstrad, James (voc #1), Hadden, Skip (drm #1, #4), Isacoff (perc #7), Johnson, Alphonso (eb #1-4, #6), Little, Steve (timp #6), McCall, Marti (voc #1), Romao, Dom Um (perc except #5), Shorter, Wayne (ts ss ap), Smith, Jessica (voc #1), Vitous, Miroslav (ab #2), Wilburn, Ishmael (drm #1-4), Wright, Edna (voc #1), Zawinul, Joe (ep ap synth mel perc eg marac org voc)

1) Nubian Sundance — JZawinul 10:40
2) American Tango — JZawinul/MVitous 3:42
3) Cucumber Slumber — JZawinul/AJohnson 8:22
4) Mysterious Traveller — WShorter 7:18
5) Blackthorn Rose — WShorter 5:02
6) Scarlet Woman — AJohnson/WShorter/JZawinul 5:47
7) Jungle Book — JZawinul 7:20

References to Atlantic, Embryo and Vortex recordings were substantiated with
"The Atlantic Label: A Discography" compiled by Michel Ruppli. Greenwood Press, 1986.

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