Of course one of the high previous reputation for AUREX JAZZ FES.1982 was JACO PASTORIUS BIG BAND.
Jaco Pastorius (b), Randy Brecker (tp), David Bargeron (tb), Bobby Mintzer (ts), Othello Molineaux (steel ds), Peter Gordon (frh), Peter Erskine (ds), Don Alias (perc), Elmer Brown (tp), Forrest Buchtel (tp), Jon Faddis (tp), Ron Tooley (tp), Bill Reichenbach (tb), Mario Cruz (ts), Randy Emerick (bs), Paul McCandliss (ts), Alex Foster (ts), Wayne Andre (tb), Peter Graves (tb), Brad Warnaar (frh) and Toots Thielmans (hca)
Oh, the greatest 21 musicians !!
It was very fortunate that I was there on Sep.4th 1982 at Osaka Festival Hall !!
Also, total 4 groups were performed, from Sep.1 to Sep.4.
WOODY HERMAN BIG BAND
Woody Herman (cl), Brian O’Flaherty (tp), Scot Wagstaff (tp), Mark Lewis (tp), George Rabbai (tp), Bill Byrne (tp), Gene Smith (tb), John Fedchock (tb), Randy Hawes (btb), Jim Carroll (ts), Frank Tiberi (ts), Paul McGinley (ts), Mike Brignola (bs), John Oddo (p), Dave Shapiro (b), Dave Ratajczak (ds),Al Cohn (ts), Flip Phillips (ts), Med Flory (ts), Sal Nistico (ts)
AJF ’82 ALL-STAR JAM
J.J.Johnson (tb), Kai Winding (tb), Clark Terry (tp), Dexter Gordon (ts), Tommy Flanagan (p), Kenny Burrell (g), Richard Davis (b) and Roy Haynes (ds)
DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET
Dave Brubeck (p), Michael Pedicin (ts), Chris Brubeck (b) and Randy Jones (ds9
For ref, Aurex is an Audio Brand of TOSHIBA. Probably following is a rare video !! (do not expect quality)