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Watch Jaco Pastorius: The Lost Tapes Documentary, the Fan-Made Film on the Most Innovative Bass Player of All Time

People do not understand how hard a jazz musician works for a living. I’m not putting nobody down, but I’m telling you nobody understands how hard jazz musicians work. Jazz is not big in the US, because the States are too worried about Pac-Man and The Police. — Jaco When Jaco Pastorius uttered the quote above in a typically entertaining and insightful interview with Guitar World from 1983, I’m sure he meant no disrespect to the members of The Police. It may be safe to say that Jaco signi...
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How Jaco Pastorius Invented the Electric Bass Solo & Changed Musical History (1976)

How does one define a masterpiece? Is it personally subjective, or it is just another word we use for status symbols? In an essay on the Florida-born bass player Jaco Pastorius’ 1976 self-titled debut album, scholar Uri Gonza?lez offers an older definition: “in the old European guild system, the aspiring journeyman was expected to create a piece of handicraft of the highest quality in order to reach the status of ‘master.’ One was then officially allowed to join the guild and to take pup...
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Stars Of The Week

NEW YORK (April 19, 2021) – Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dustin Tokarski and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center RN Michaela Pastorius have been named the NHL’s “First Stars” for the week ending April 18. Throughout the 2020-21 season the NHL is celebrating the remarkable efforts of the off-ice stars who make it possible for us to play our games amid a pandemic by honoring frontline healthcare heroes from the regions represented by the League’s weekly and monthly “Stars.” Pastorius works...
Tags: Sport, Buffalo, NHL, New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres, Sabres, Artemi Panarin, Roswell, Dustin Tokarski, Roswell Park, Pastorius, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Michaela Pastorius


PnB Rock – “Issues” Ft. Russ

Catch These Vibes – Available Now Digitally! THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THIS ARTIST: •Hometown is Philadelphia, PA •Featured on XXL’s Freshman Class •Mixtape includes features from Roy Woods, 24hrs, Wiz Khalifa, Russ, & SmokePurpp. PnB Rock wants you to catch his vibes. Following the breakout success of his platinum hit “Selfish,” the 25-year-old artist is prepping for his most creatively ambitious project–Catch These Vibes. “I just went in the booth and vibed out as opposed to writing stuff o...
Tags: Rock, Jazz, Miami, Philadelphia, Riaa, Singles, Atlantic Records, Kodak Black, Philly, Russ, Los Angeles New York, Remy, Baynton, Fleek, Pastorius, XXL


Peter Erskine with New Recording Dr. Um coming January 15th

Take a look at any list of the world’s greatest drummers, and Peter Erskine’s name will invariably be near the top. For more than four decades, Erskine has proven among the most consistently innovative and reliable masters of his instrument. He’s appeared on over 600 albums and film scores, more than 50 of those albums as leader or co-leader. He’s collaborated with an astonishing list of giants including the Stan Kenton and Maynard Ferguson big bands, Weather Report, Steps Ahead, Jon...
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