Howard Burke Interview

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By the early 80’s Weather Report had grown into a full-blown performance experience.  Their sound and lighting was equal to their rock star counterparts, and it was up to Howard Burke to keep the enterprise moving with steadfast precision – blown fuses be damned. From 1981 until their demise, Burke was their production manager and in this interview, he offers a first mate’s view of life on the road, the man responsible for navigating through the “Heavy Weather.”