Movie – Weather Report: Birdland

A live concert performance from American jazz fusion group Weather Report, lmed in Tokyo in 1984.

“Weather Report, an iconic in uence on the development of jazz-rock fusion, originally formed as a quintet in 1970. Its core partnership of saxophonist Wayne Shorter and keyboardist Joe Zawinul brought together in uences from the dazzling 60s postbop-to-fusion groups of Miles Davis and the unique classical-music-to- gospel sensibility of Austrian expat Zawinul”. — John Fordham, Guardian

All films are shown at the Beecroft Art Gallery Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX. 2pm Entrance free

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