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Joe Zawinul

key, p, ep, 1932-2007 AT, Vienna
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Josef Erich Zawinul

Josef Erich "Joe" Zawinul (July 7, 1932 – September 11, 2007) was an Austrian jazz keyboardist and composer.First coming to prominence with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, Zawinul went on to play with trumpeter Miles Davis, and to become one of the creators of jazz fusion, an innovative musical genre that combined jazz with elements of rock and world music. Later, Zawinul co-founded the groups Weather Report and the world fusion music-oriented Zawinul Syndicate. Additionally, he made pioneering use of electric piano and synthesizers. Zawinul was named "Best Electric Keyboardist" 28 times by the readers of Down Beat magazine.

  • Keyboards
  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Synthesizer
  • Bass guitar
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Bona Fortuna on World Tour by Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate
Trav'lin' Light on Soulmates by Ben Webster & Joe Zawinul
In a Silent Way on Zawinul by Joe Zawinul
Like Someone In Love on Soulmates by Ben Webster & Joe Zawinul
Money in the Pocket on The Rise & Fall of the Third Stream by Joe Zawinul
Introduction to a Mighty Theme - Introduction to a mighty theme on The Esc Years by Joe Zawinul
Arrival in New York on Zawinul by Joe Zawinul
Soulmates on Soulmates by Ben Webster & Joe Zawinul
Indiscretions on World Tour by Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate
Too Late Now on Soulmates by Ben Webster & Joe Zawinul

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The HarvestJoe Zawinul2016Album
Music For 2 Pianos (1988 Philharmonie, Cologne)Friedrich Gulda, Joe Zawinul2013Album
The ESC YearsJoe Zawinul2011Compil.
Absolute ZawinulAbsolute Ensemble Featuring Joe Zawinul2009Album
BimoyaJoe Zawinul2008Album
75thJoe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate2008Album
A Musical PortraitJoe Zawinul2007Single
Brown StreetJoe Zawinul, WDR Big Band Köln, Alex Acuña, Nathaniel Townsley III, Victor Bailey2006Album
Vienna Nights Live At Joe Zawinul's BirdlandJoe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate2005Album
Live 1991Joe Zawinul And Weather Update2005Album
Midnight JamJoe Zawinul2004Album
Jazz - Recorded Live At The Munich PhilharmonieJoe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate2003Album
Faces & PlacesJoe Zawinul2002Album
Mauthausen ... Vom Großen Sterben HörenJoe Zawinul2000Album
World TourJoe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate1998Single
Small Talk / World TourEric Essix / Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate1998Album
World TourJoe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate1998Album
My PeopleJoe Zawinul1996Album
Stories Of The DanubeJoe Zawinul1996Single
My PeopleJoe Zawinul1996Album
Stories Of The DanubeJoe Zawinul1996Album
The Rise & Fall Of The Third Stream / Money In The PocketJoe Zawinul1994Compil.
His Majesty Swinging Nephews 1954 - 1957Joe Zawinul And The Austrian All Stars1992Compil.
Joe ZawinulJoe Zawinul1991Compil.
Music For Two PianosFriedrich Gulda / Joe Zawinul1988Album
CarnavalitoJoe Zawinul1986Album
DialectsJoe Zawinul1986Album
A Day With Cannonball Adderley 1963Cannonball Adderley, Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones, Louis Hayes1982Album
Trav'lin' LightBen Webster & Joe Zawinul1980Compil.
Concerto RetitledJoe Zawinul1976Compil.
ZawinulJoe Zawinul1971Album
Soul Of A Village / Lord, Lord, LordJoe Zawinul1968Single
The Rise & Fall Of The Third StreamJoe Zawinul1968Album
Eurosuite / VariationsFriedrich Gulda Und Sein Eurojazz-Orchester Feat. J.J. Johnson, Joe Zawinul1967Album
Money In The PocketJoe Zawinul1966Album
SoulmatesBen Webster And Joe Zawinul1963Album
Easy LivingJoe Zawinul1957Single
Jazz A La CarteHelmut Brandt Combo, Wolfgang Lauth Quartett, Karl Drewo With Bill Grah And Joe Zawinul1956Single
Living MemoryJoe ZawinulAlbum
Jazz Mit 74Joe ZawinulCompil.
Syndicate in Tbilisi part 2Joe Zawinul, The Zawinul SyndicateAlbum
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