Jaco Pastorius Bass Tone

I don’t use anything special… I’ve actually got less on it! I have a fretless bass, so it’s virtually like I’m playing a wood bass. In other words, the strings go into the wood on the neck and then, being that it’s a bass guitar, it gets that bright, direct sound. So I’m the first guy to be using[......]

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Jaco Pastorius Fender Bass Review

Play the bass that carried Jaco’s musical genius to the world.

The Fender Pastorius fretless electric bass preserves the memory of legendary Jaco Pastorius, a beacon for generations of aspiring bass players who bridged the gaps between R&B, rock, jazz, classical, and Caribbean musics. He ch[......]

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Jaco Pastorius Famous Bass Players

 

 

Ask any bass player to name his top 10 bassists and you’ll find that Jaco Pastorius almost always features in the top three. Of course everyone is entitled to their own opinion but whether devotees or not all players agree that Jaco was unique, with an extraordinary ability t[......]

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Jaco Pastorius Fretted Bass

Firstly this DVD confirms Jaco’s breathtaking virtuosity on the bass guitar – it’s there for all to see and hear. Secondly however, the mental/behavioural problems which led to his untimely and violent death are also there if you look.As a ‘how-to’ DVD this is pretty average: it’s not structured a[......]

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Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass Fretless

 

 

 

Play the bass that carried Jaco’s musical genius to the world.

The Fender Pastorius fretless electric bass preserves the memory of legendary Jaco Pastorius, a beacon for generations of aspiring bass players who bridged the gaps between R&B, rock, jazz, classi[......]

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Jaco Pastorius Bass Fretless

Play the bass that carried Jaco’s musical genius to the world.

The Fender Pastorius fretless electric bass preserves the memory of legendary Jaco Pastorius, a beacon for generations of aspiring bass players who bridged the gaps between R&B, rock, jazz, classical, and Caribbean musics. He[......]

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Jaco Pastorius Bass Gear

 

 

Hailed as the “greatest bass player who ever lived,” Jaco Pastorius(1951-1987) lives on through his groundbreaking legacy of musical brilliance in “Jaco Pastorius Bass Method.” For the first time, one of Jaco’s private students imparts the wisdom gained from one-on-one lessons[......]

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Jaco Pastorius Bass Guitar Sale

 

went over our heads, and other times they hit us at street level.

He also brought along a sidekick, who played the part of straight man: Victor Bailey, Weather Report’s new bassist. Theirs was the funniest historical meeting ever.

There was something funny, too, about how we got[......]

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Jaco Pastorius Bass Fender

Pastorius’ unmistakable voice and signature sound came from his mind, his hand and his sunburst fretless Jazz Bass, recreated here as the Fender Jaco Pastorius Fretless Jazz Electric Bass Guitar. This Fretless Jazz Bass pays tribute to the master and features an alder body, C-shaped maple neck wit[......]

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Jaco Pastorius Bass String Gauge

 

 

Jaco Pastorius was a beacon for generations of aspiring bass players, bridging the gaps between R&B, rock, jazz, classical and Caribbean music. He changed the musical world with his uncanny gift and visionary approach to the instrument, and he did it with one fundamental[......]

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