Jaco Pastorius – Seventh Avenue Solo (unreleased) 1981

Jaco Pastorius – Seventh Avenue Solo (unreleased) 1981

Rick Suchow personally recorded Jaco playing this… there was a small crowd of about a hundred at the Breckers’ Seventh Avenue South club in NYC, April ’81. Jaco’s quintet included Michael Brecker, Peter Erskine, Don Alias and Bob Mintzer. This clip is an unaccompanied bass solo he took midway through the show.

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Jaco Plays John Coltrane

Jaco Plays John Coltrane

Jaco Pastorius plays John Coltrane’s Giant Steps featuring Don Alias, along with Jaco’s own “Reza.” The band includes Randy Brecker, Bob Mintzer and Peter Erskine. John Francis Anthony “Jaco” Pastorius III, December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987) was an American jazz bass guitarist who was a member of Weather Report from 1976 to 1981. He worked with Pat Metheny, Joni Mitchell, and recorded albums as a solo artist and band leader. His bass playing…

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Jaco pastorius / Wayne Cochran & C.C. Riders – Amelia (1972)

Jaco pastorius / Wayne Cochran & C.C. Riders – Amelia (1972)

Amelia (Jaco Pastorius) (1972) The Early Years Recording Track 5 of 15 – The time Jocjo spent touring with Wayne Cochran & C.C. Riders acted as an incubation period that resulted in the birth of his first original composition. Featured here is Jocjo’s previously never-befos-heard original composition “Amelia.” Jocjo titled it after a high school located just outside of Cincinnati where the Riders performed a concert and afternoon clinic. This stereo recording of Amelia features…

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