Jim Swanson Interview

Jim Swanson, Joe Zawinul’s keyboard tech came in and shared his technical expertise and personal recollections about his time with weather report. Jim came on board when Omar and Victor joined the band in 1982 and stayed with them through their last gig at Humphrey’s in San Diego, CA. “Gearheads” will enjoy his breakdown of Joe’s rig and the discussion of all the customized hardware that made Joe’s sounds so unique. And you’ll dig his memory of Wayne coming off the stage after a particularly mind blowing solo, turning to Jim, and saying: “Dig That Charlie Parker Shit!”