Weather Report was an American jazz fusion band of the 1970s and early 1980s. The band was co-led by the Austrian-born keyboard player Joe Zawinul, the American saxophonist Wayne Shorter and Czech bassist Miroslav Vitouš. Other prominent members at various points in the band's lifespan included bassists Alphonso Johnson, Jaco Pastorius and Victor Bailey. Throughout most of its existence, the band was a quintet of keyboards, bass and percussion; the band began as an avant-garde jazz group. During the mid-1970s Weather Report remained one of the defining acts within the jazz form, winning the DownBeat best album award five times in a row. Alongside Miles Davis's electric bands, the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return to Forever, the Headhunters, Weather Report is considered to be one of the pre-eminent early jazz fusion bands. Over their 16-year career, Weather Report explored various areas of music, centered on jazz, but including various elements of art music, ethnic music, R&B, rock. While their work was categorized as "jazz fusion", the band members themselves rejected the term.
From the start, Weather Report took the unusual and innovative approach of abandoning the traditional "soloist/accompaniment" demarcation of straight-ahead jazz and instead featuring opportunities for continuous improvisation by every member of the band. This position remained consistent throughout the life of the band. From the mid-1970s, individual solos became more prominent, but were never allowed to overwhelm the music's collective approach; the band's music featured a free, extended improvisational method, but by the mid-1970s, this had moved towards more groove-oriented and prestructured music. Joe Zawinul's playing style was dominated by quirky melodic improvisations combined with sparse but rhythmic big-band chords or bass lines. Having made his name as a pioneering electric piano player, he went on to develop the role of the synthesizer in jazz during his time with Weather Report. Working with companies such as ARP and Oberheim, Zawinul developed new ways of voicing and patching electronic tones for textures, ensemble roles and soloing.
In Weather Report, he employed a vocoder, as well as recorded sounds played through a synthesizer, creating a distinctive beautiful, synthesis of jazz harmonics and "noise". On some Weather Report tunes, Zawinul's synthesized arrangements dominated the sound. Wayne Shorter came to the group with a reputation as a dominant role as an instrumentalist, drawn from both his solo work and his contributions to Miles Davis' "second great quintet" during the 1960s, his choice not to follow the same approach with Weather Report led to some criticism of the group. During his time with Weather Report, Shorter was noted for playing saxophone with an economical, "listening" style. Rather than continually taking the lead, he added subtle harmonic, and/or rhythmic complexity by responding to other member's improvisations; as a composer, he chose a more abstract, sometimes atonal and "free jazz" style of music, opposed to the sometimes flamboyant melodicism of the tunes written by Zawinul or Pastorius. Playing both tenor and soprano saxophones, Shorter continued to develop the role of the latter instrument in jazz, taking his cue from previous work by Coltrane, Sidney Bechet, Lucky Thompson, Steve Lacy.
Weather Report maintained a consistent interest in a textured sound and developments in music technology and processing. Both Zawinul and original bassist Miroslav Vitouš experimented with electronic effects pedals with Zawinul using them on electric piano and synthesizers and Vitouš on his upright bass; the band's third bass player, Jaco Pastorius, popularized the use of fretless bass guitar, melodic bass soloing and extensive use of string harmonics, as well as consolidating the driving R&B pulse in the band's music. With the exception of a brief quartet period between 1978 and 1979, Weather Report's instrumentation always included both a drummer alongside a percussionist. For its first eight years of existence, the group had difficulty finding a permanent drummer, moving through about one drummer per year until Jaco Pastorius helped to recruit Peter Erskine in 1978. Erskine and Omar Hakim were the only Weather Report drummers who played with the band for more than two years. Joe Zawinul and Wayne Shorter had first met and become friends in 1959 while they were playing in Maynard Ferguson's Big Band.
Zawinul went on to play with Cannonball Adderley's group in the 1960s, while Shorter joined Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and in 1964, Miles Davis' second great quintet. During this decade, both men made names for themselves
Souleymane Keïta is a Malian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. Born in Bamako, Keïta started his career in Mali with local side Djoliba AC. After just one season with the senior team, he joined Emirati club Al-Jazira, where he stayed for just one season before leaving the club. In the summer of 2005 he joined Algerian club ES Sétif and had an impact. In his first season, he was a main stay in the team starting line-up and helped the team finish fourth in the standings and earn a spot in next year's edition of the Arab Champions League; the 2006–07 season would be his most successful to date, helping ES Sétif win the Algerian League and the Arab Champions League. After winning the 2007 Arab Champions League, he signed a contract with Qatari club Al-Arabi. However, just days he signed another contract with Ligue 2 side AC Ajaccio and chose to join them instead. After playing four games for AC Ajaccio, Al-Arabi pleaded their case to FIFA to regain the player and FIFA ruled in their favour, forcing the player to join Al-Arabi.
On 27 December 2009, the 23-year-old midfielder left Al-Kharitiyath to join Süper Lig side Sivasspor on a two-year contract. ES Sétif Arab Champions League: 2007 Algerian League: 2007 Souleymane Keïta at L'Équipe Football
The 2011–12 East Superleague was the 11th season of the East Superleague, the top tier of league competition for SJFA East Region member clubs. The season began on 27 August 2011 and ended on 26 May 2012. Bo ` ness. Only the bottom placed side was relegated to the East Premier League after Forfar West End were unable to guarantee fulfilment of their fixtures and withdrew from the league on 18 October 2011. Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic won the championship on the final day of the season; as champions they entered the First Round of the 2012–13 Scottish Cup. Founder members Bathgate Thistle were relegated from the Superleague for the first time. Promoted from East Premier League St Andrews United Carnoustie Panmure Relegated to East Premier League Newtongrange Star Tayport
Jean-Benjamin François de la Borde was a French composer, writer on music and fermier général. Born into an aristocratic family, he studied violin under Antoine Dauvergne and composition under Jean-Philippe Rameau. From 1762 to 1774, he served at the court of Louis XV as premier valet de la chambre, losing his post on the death of the king, he wrote many operas comic, a four-volume collection of songs for solo voice, Choix de chansons mises en musique illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau. Many of the songs from the collection were published individually through the efforts of the English folksong collector Lucy Etheldred Broadwood, his Essai sur la musique ancienne et moderne was published in 1780. La Borde was guillotined during the French Revolution in 1794
Noah Balta. He was drafted by Richmond with the 25th pick in the 2017 AFL national draft and made his debut for the club in round 1 of the 2019 season. Balta grew up in a suburb 15 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, he was a passionate junior soccer player at St Albans Dinamo and the Melbourne Knights before he picked up Australian rules football at under 10 level with the Essendon Doutta Stars Football Club in the Essendon District Football League junior ranks. In 2014 Balta began training with the Calder Cannons junior development squad. Balta failed to earn selection for the Victorian Metropolitan side at the national under 16s championships in 2015 but did play in a premiership winning side with the Doutta Stars under 16s team, alongside friend and fellow future AFL player Cam Rayner. In 2016 he played sporadically with the Calder Cannons in the TAC Cup. In July of that year he earned a call-up to Doutta Stars' senior EDFL team at age 16. At the end of the 2016 season Balta participated in an under 17s All Star Match, played on the MCG as a curtain-raiser to that year's AFL grand final.
In the summer of 2016/17, Balta participated in the AFL Academy program. As part of the program, he and 35 other rated draft prospects completed interstate and international training camps and spent two weeks training with an AFL club, with Balta spending his time at Essendon, he returned to TAC Cup football with Calder in 2017, playing as a key forward. In June and July of that year Balta stepped away from state junior football to represent Vic Metro at the 2017 AFL Under 18 Championships where he was part of the tournament-winning side. Despite being selected on his form as a forward, Balta played as a defender at the tournament. Upon his return from the national championships Balta recorded a best on ground performance for Calder that included 31 disposals, 10 inside 50s and four score assists while playing a multi-positional role that included stints in the ruck, it was at that time that AFL Media draft expert Callum Twomey upgraded him five spots to the 19th best prospect in the forthcoming draft.
He finished the season by kicking multiple goals in four of his final eight matches despite being trialed in defence and the midfield during the closing stages of the season. Over the TAC Cup season he held 4.3 marks per match. Balta attended school and played football for St. Bernard College in Essendon, where he was part of the Herald Sun Shield-winning team in 2017. Despite a minor knee injury that kept him from participating in all tests at the national draft combine in October 2017, Balta still managed top-ten results in both the standing and running vertical jump tests, he ran the two kilometre time trial in six minutes and 50 seconds and recorded a 8.38 on the agility test. Following those results, ESPN draft expert Christopher Doerre labelled Balta the fifth best prospect available at the 2017 AFL draft. At the same time, Fox Footy had him ranked 17th. Pre-draft he was noted for his positional versatility, contested marking long-kicking. In the days prior to the draft, Draft Central projected him as a 15-35 draft selection while AFL Media left him out of their projected top 30.
TAC Cup Under 18 National Championships Balta was drafted by Richmond with the club's third pick and the 25th selection overall in the 2017 AFL national draft. He spent the early stages of his first pre-season training as a forward, but did so on a limited program due to general soreness. Balta made his first appearance for Richmond when he represented the club in a series of AFLX exhibition matches in Sydney in February 2018, he began playing with the club's reserves side in VFL matches in March and kicked a goal in his first match, a pre-season win over Collingwood at Punt Road Oval. Within three weeks he had switched role, playing as a defender and tacking eight marks in another VFL practice match. In the VFL's opening round in April, Balta turned in what Richmond reserves coach Craig McRae labelled "an outstanding performance" as a defender, contributing 23 disposals, six marks and eight rebound 50s in a win over Port Melbourne. By May he began playing a dual role switching between the forward and back line during matches.
In June he was trialed for stints in while competing predominately as a forward. Over the course of the season he was challenged by McRae to show greater on-field concentration and to improve his marking and spoiling ability, in both forward and backline roles. Balta missed one VFL match as a result. After finishing as minor premiers, Richmond's reserves side lined up a home qualifying final against Williamstown in which Balta featured as a midfielder and as a forward. After a loss in that match, Richmond's reserves side suffered a knock-out loss the following week which saw the team and Balta's season come to a close. Despite showing promising signs at stages during the year, Balta finished 2018 having failed to earn an AFL debut and instead played 18 games and kicked 13 goals with the club's reserves side in the VFL. Balta spent his second pre-season training as a forward and ruck and showed progress by kicking two goals in an intra-club practice in late February 2019, it was enough to earn him a berth in the club's first official pre-season match, a community series match against Melbourne in Shepparton.
Balta earned significant public and media attention with a "massive" second quarter performance in which he kicked two goals, took five intercept marks and recorded seven disposals on his way to a total of 18 disposals, nine inside 50s, six marks and two goals for the
"Que nadie sepa mi sufrir" known as "Amor de mis amores" is a song composed by Ángel Cabral, recorded by numerous Spanish language artists such as Alberto Castillo, Julio Iglesias and María Dolores Pradera. However, it is known as "La Foule", a French language version with new lyrics written by Michel Rivgauche, popularized by famed French vocalist Édith Piaf and released in 1957; the song "Que nadie sepa mi sufrir", was composed in 1936 by Ángel Cabral, with lyrics by Enrique Dizeo, both of Argentine origin, as a Peruvian waltz. Peruvian waltz known as vals criollo, was a popular genre in Hispanic America between the 1930s and 1950s, the song covered by Argentine singer Hugo del Carril, became a regional hit; the song relates the story of a singer breaking off ties with an unfaithful lover, yet ashamed that others might find out about how much the singer is suffering. Twenty years after the song's initial South American release, during a Latin American concert tour, Edith Piaf heard it from the 1953 recording by Alberto Castillo.
Piaf recorded a French language version, with lyrics by Michel Rivgauche. Subsequently, the original song was a hit once more, under the title "Amor de mis amores", the first line of the chorus in the Spanish version. Michel Rivgauche's lyrics relate the chance meeting between the female singer and a man in the middle of a dense and festive crowd, it is love at first sight, at least on the singer's part, who thanks the crowd for giving her this man. Yet just as as it brought them together, the crowd separates them and she never sees him again. "The crowd acts as a sort of demiurge, like destiny, playing with the human beings who are helpless against the vagaries of chance." Alberto Castillo released a version of the song in 1953 María Dolores Pradera recorded it in 1968 Spanish vocalist Julio Iglesias recorded the song on De niña a mujer in 1981, his first album to be released in the United States Los Lobos includes a version on their 1988 album La Pistola y El Corazón La Sonora Dinamita ft. Margarita Vargas recorded a cumbia version on their 1990 album La Tropicalisima Cuban group Orquesta Aragón recorded it on their 1997 Cha Cha Charanga album Chico and the Gypsies - Fiesta Puerto Rican musician José Feliciano covered it with Mexican singer Alicia Villareal on his 2006 release José Feliciano y Amigos.
This version peaked at #27 on the Latin Pop Airplay chart) French jazz singer Raquel Bitton performed the song as part of her Piaf tribute show "Piaf: Her Story, Her Songs" Canadian-American Martha Wainwright covered it on her 2009 Piaf tribute album, Sans Fulils, Ni Souliers, à Paris Quebec blues/folk singer Bernard Adamus created a stylized version on his 2009 Album Brun French Chanteuse Mireille Mathieu covered it on her 2012 tribute album Mireille Mathieu chante Piaf French pop singer Patricia Kaas revisited it on the 2012 album KAAS chante Piaf - deux vois, deux destin, un hommage Classical Guitarist Jean-Félix Lalanne performed it as a duo with Agnès Jaoui on the 2013 album Une Guitare Classical composer and guitarist Roland Dyens made an performed and arrangement for classical guitar in his Chansons francaise album. British singer Izzy Bizu recorded a cover version with the BBC Concert Orchestra, used as the opening theme to the BBC's coverage of UEFA Euro 2016 Israeli singer Hava Alberstein recorded the song with Hebrew lyrics, written specially to the music, which became famous French lyrics with English translation and video clip, at Ooltra.net