Weather Report was an American jazz fusion band of the 1970s and early 1980s. The band was initially co-led by Austrian-born keyboard player Joe Zawinul, American saxophonist Wayne Shorter and Czech bassist Miroslav Vitouš.
Other prominent members at various points in the band’s lifespan included bassists Alphonso Johnson, Jaco Pastorius and Victor Bailey; and drummers/percussionists Peter Erskine, Alex Acuña, Airto Moreira, and Chester Thompson. Throughout most of its existence, the band was a quintet of keyboards, saxophone, bass, drums and percussion.
Weather Report | Beat Club 1971
Joe Zawinul: Fender Rhodes.
Wayne Shorter: Tenor and Soprano saxophone.
Miroslav Vitous: Electric and acoustic bass.
Alphonse Mouzon: Drums.
Dom Um Romão: Percussion.