It is a pity that Leon Ndugu Chancler、(Jul. 01,1952- Feb.03-2018) would not continue to join Weather Report after TALE SPINNIN’ (1975). It was said that he should prefer Santana band.
Anyway, TALE SPINNIN is, between MYSTERIOUS TRAVELLER and BLACK MARKET, afraid not so being outstanding, however, nice character with tropical color which is from Leon Chancler.
Leon Chancler was one of the first call drummer of Rock and Fusion. And several times they performed live in Japan.
Santana in 1974.
Crusaders in 1974 with Yomiuri Symphonic Orchestra
Then, AUREX JAZZ FESTIVAL 1981, “FUSION SUPER JAM”