Jaco Pastorius soloes in Washington (1978)

October 28, 1978 - Weather Report featuring Jaco Pastorius on bass performs at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/image_TD5231.jpg' alt='Joe Zawinul - Syndicative' width='190'…

We remember Jaco Pastorius. ‘Jaco is Gone’

This day (September 21, 1987), in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, died John Francis Anthony Pastorius III, known as Jaco Pastorius, an electric bass player.Digest Tracklist : A Portrait Of Tracy (1978) . The Chicken . Dolphin Dance . Live 1979…

Jaco Pastorius plays at Pori Jazz (1983)

July 15, 1983 - Jaco Pastorius performs at "Pori Jazz Festival" in Finland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Jaco-Pastorius-Jaco-is-Gone-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Jaco Pastorius - Jaco is Gone' width='190'…

This week In Jazz Legends 48/52

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan…

Weather Report perform in Germany (1978)

September 28, 1978 - Weather Report - that is Joe Zawinul (kb), Wayne Shorter (ts, ss), Jaco Pastorius (eb), Peter Erskine (d) - performs in Offenbach, Germany<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/image_TD5231.jpg'…

This week In Jazz Legends 38/52

Roland Hanna, Erroll Garner, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans, Gordon Beck, Kenny Wheeler, Charles Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie, Keith Jarrett, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea , Jaco Pastorius Band, Steve Coleman, Jean Luc PontyThey are the "Jazz Legends"…

Happy Birthday Victor Wooten. ‘Bass Slapped’

This day (September 11, 1964), in Mountain Home, Idaho, is born Victor Wooten, an American bass player.Digest Tracklist : w/ Marcus Miller - Red Baron (2020) . w/ Dennis Chambers – Liz & Opie (2019) . Funky D (2018) . Amazing Grace…

We remember Joe Zawinul. ‘Syndicative’

This day (September 11, 2007), in Vienna, Austria, died Joe Zawinul, an Austrian-American jazz keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Zawinul Syndicate – Orient Express (2007) . Weather Report – Birdland (1978) . Tower of Silence .…

This week In Jazz Legends 35/52

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius,…

Happy Birthday Pat Metheny. ‘Melting Pat’

This day (August 12, 1954,), in Lee's Summit, Missouri, is born Pat Metheny, American guitarist, leader of the Pat Metheny Group Digest Tracklist : Festival de la Guitarra (2018) . Kin - Live At The Five Angels Theater (2014) . And I…

This week In Jazz Legends 27/52

Stan Getz Quartet, Pat Metheny Group, Astor Piazzolla, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Buddy Rich, Modern Jazz Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Jaco Pastorius, Lionel Hampton, Billy Cobham, George Duke Band, John…

Three Concerts with Peter Erskine

Drummer extraordinaire, Peter Erskine, who turns 66 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session drummer".Very much in demand, Peter has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click…

Happy Birthday Herbie Hancock

This day (April 12, 1940 ), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Herbert Jeffrey Herbie Hancock, an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Actual Proof (Austin City Limits) . SoCal Connected (2014) . w/ Friends - Walkin…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2…

We remember Michael Brecker. ‘Ace Brecker’

This day (January 13, 2007), in New York City, New York, died Michael Brecker, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (2003) . Delta City Blues (1998) . Peep (1990) . w/ Bill Evans, Ernie…

Happy Birthday Mike Stern. ‘Upside Mike’

This day (January 10, 1953), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Mike Sedgwick a.k.a. Mike Stern, an American jazz guitarist,Tracklist : w/ Jeff Lorber - Righteous (2019) . w/ Manu Katche Richard Bona & Niels Lan Doky - @Jazz in Marciac…