Cucumber Slumber
Composer: Joe Zawinul / Alphonso Johnson

Cucumber Slumber is an instrumental that was performed by the Garcia/Saunders band in 1974.

In an interview with Brian Glasser, Alphonso Johnson described the creation of the original Weather Report version of Cucumber Slumper;

We were recording in a studio in Connecticut, and I just came up with [the bassline]. All of a sudden, the drummer started playing, and it just took off from there. It was a total improvised jam.


info Mysterious Traveller, Weather Report, 1974
no info Hallucination Engine, Material, 1993
no info Sofistifunk: Jazzrock Club Classics, Various Artists (Weather Report), 1999
no info Celebrating the Music of Weather Report, Various Artists, 2000
no info Live and Unreleased, Weather Report, 2002
no info Original Album Classics, Weather Report, 2007
no info Collections, Weather Report, 2008

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