Their debut album, Watercourse Way, came out in 1976 (re-released in 1985), combined electric jazz fusion, progressive rock, and world music. Subsequent albums moved away from rock influences to a smoother world jazz style with Shadowfax (1982), Shadowdance (1983), The Dreams of Children (1984), Too Far to Whisper (1986), Folksongs for a Nuclear Village (1988), The Odd Get Even (1990), Esperanto (1992), and Magic Theater (1994). The group released Live in 1995, shortly before founding member Chuck Greenberg died of a heart attack, causing the group to disband. 2008 UPDATE: We're saddened by the loss of our friend and Shadowfax band mate, drummer Stu Nevitt. Rest in peace my brother. 1953-2008 ...Stuart Nevitt, co-founder, composer, and drummer/percussionist of the eclectic band Shadowfax, has died at the age of 56. Stuart "Sticks" Nevitt died on Mar.
15 at his home in Rio Rancho, NM, of complications from type 1 diabetes and heart disease... more at: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=17683 http://www.stunevitt.com Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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