Amazing Artwork – Jazz Fusion Legends WEATHER REPORT 45 Years Ago

27 February 2022

Band: WEATHER REPORT
Who: Praised jazz fusion collective from NYC
Active: 1970-1986 / 14 LPs

Artwork: Cover of their most successful album
HEAVY WEATHER released in 1977, 45 years ago.

The illustration is by Poland born collage artist Lou Beach.

“I was an early adaptor of the computer, saw the writing on the screen and transitioned
to that for many years. It was a very effective tool, but I think it made me lazy, the work
suffered after a time, and I lost touch with my hands. It was great to start making real
collages again, which is all I do now. Family legend has it that I was left in my crib as a
toddler with lots of magazines, which I proceeded to tear into pieces. No glue, however.”

Highlight…

Full album on Spotify

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WEATHER REPORT: History


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