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Posts Tagged ‘Jaco Pastorius

From Germany: The WDR Big Band, featuring Victor Bailey on bass, performs the music of Jaco Pastorius at Leverkusener Jazztage, 2012. Also features Peter Erskine on drums – conducted by Vince Mendoza.

November 12, 2016

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From Canada: Jaco Pastorius (bass) performs at the Montreal Jazz Festival, 1982, with Peter Erskine (drums), Othello Molineaux (steel drums), Don Alias (percussion), Bobby Mintzer (saxophone) and Randy Brecker (trumpet).

April 18, 2016

From Spain: Richard Bona and his band perform Teen Town by Jaco Pastorius in Pontevedra on July 23, 2014.

December 15, 2015

From the U.S.: Edmond Gilmore performs Jaco’s version of Donna Lee (Miles Davis) on an FBass AC-5 fretless bass.

November 1, 2012

<br>*Although Charlie Parker has been credited with composing this tune, it was actually Miles who did.

From the U.S.: Edmond Gilmore covers Jaco’s version of Donna Lee (Miles Davis) on an FBass AC-5 fretless bass.

November 1, 2012

*Although Charlie Parker has been credited with composing this tune, it was actually Miles who did.

From Germany: Weather Report performs Young and Fine in Offenbach, Germany on September 29, 1978. Featuring Joe Zawinul (keyboards), Wayne Shorter (tenor sax), Jaco Pastorius (fretless bass) and Peter Erskine (drums).

July 31, 2012

From the album, Mr. Gone.

From the U.S.: Jaco Pastorius and his Word Of Mouth Big Band featuring Toots Thielemans on harmonica. From Avery Fisher Hall on June 27th, 1982.

October 22, 2011

I usually only post live video and audio, but here the live audio should be enough to keep you engaged.

From Switzerland: Weather Report plays “Barbary Coast” by Jaco Pastorius at Montreux.

December 3, 2010

In honor of Jaco Pastorius, who’s 59th birthday was December 2, 2010.