Archive for May, 2003

Zawinul Article in Sound on Sound Magazine

Tuesday, May 27th, 2003

The June issue of the UK magazine Sound on Sound has a fine article about Zawinul by Paul Tingen, author of the excellent book Miles Beyond. It is a noteworthy article in that it goes into considerable detail regarding Zawinul’s studio equipment and recording techniques—something you would expect from “Europe’s No. 1 Hi—Tech Recording Magazine.”

Two Years Documentary Now Distributed by Music By Mail

Tuesday, May 27th, 2003

Good news for those of you that have had a tough time obtaining a copy of Anthony Zawinul’s 2000 documentary video, Two Years With the Zawinul Syndicate. VHS versions can now be obtained from Music by Mail. This film is a must for Zawinul fans, chronicling life on the road with lots of music.

Faces And Places Wins Austrian Amadeus Award

Saturday, May 10th, 2003

Joe Zawinul’s most recent album, Faces and Places, won an Austrian Amadeus award (roughly the Austrian equivalent of a Grammy) in the Jazz/Blues/Folk album category. Nominees are the top five best-selling albums in each category. Winners are based on a vote of 400 members of the Austrian music industry. Congrats, Joe! (Thanks to Gerhard Hauer for the heads up on the award.)

Picture of Zawinul receiving his Amadeus Award