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Jaco Pastorius: Punk Jazz: The Jaco Pastorius Anthology

Read "Punk Jazz: The Jaco Pastorius Anthology" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

This comprehensive 28-track, 2-CD anthology recounts in detail the genuine bass-playing revolution detonated by the in your face approach and sound advanced by Jaco Pastorius.

Like a good Anthology, this really covers just about everything. That means his five years as a third lead voice in Weather Report, alongside Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul, with the ...

Jaco Pastorius: Punk Jazz: The Jaco Pastorius Anthology

Read "Punk Jazz: The Jaco Pastorius Anthology" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Flames that burn brightly also burn for the shortest time. The genius of so many jazz innovators from Charlie Parker to Thomas Chapin were silenced at too young an age. The same is true for legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius. In his short 36 years, he revolutionized the role of the electric bass in jazz. And then ...