Joe Zawinul

Joe Zawinul

Birth
Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Death 11 Sep 2007 (aged 75)
Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Burial Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Memorial ID 21490955 · View Source
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Jazz Musician. Born Josef Erich Zawinul in Vienna, Austria. He was a pianist and keyboardist best known for his collaboration with Miles Davis during the late 1960s on such recordings as "Bitches Brew", "Live Evil" and "In a Silent Way". Zawinul was credited with helping pioneer the jazz fusion music style, and he also gained acclaim as a founding member of the 1970s and 1980s music group Weather Report. In the course of his 50-year career he performed with such artists as Cannonball Adderley and Dinah Washington. In addition to being a musician, he was also an accomplished composer.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 10 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21490955
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joe Zawinul (7 Jul 1932–11 Sep 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21490955, citing Zentralfriedhof, Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria ; Maintained by Find A Grave .