Jaco Pastorius Fretless Bass

Fender Jaco Pastorius Bass Fretless Jazz Bass – Artist Signature Series, selected alder body, ‘C’ shape maple neck, thomann urethan coated pau ferro fretboard (fretless), 20x white fretline markers, 2x Vintage Jazz Bass single coil pickups, 863mm scale, 38mm nut width, knurled chrome P Bass® knobs, 4-ply brown shell (unmounted, ships in the case), includes deluxe brown hardshell case. Colour: 3-Colour Sunburst,.But the cherry of the box—other than the inclusion of a fanboy-enticing, toy-sized model of Pastorius’ timeworn fretless bass, along with a miniature stand on which to to rest it—is the bonus sixth disc, The Jaco Solo Tracks: Live & Unreleased. Sixty-one minutes of mostly solo bass performances, culled from performances in Japan, England and the United States, recorded between 1978 and 1981, that reaffirm—as if it was necessary—Pastorius’ inarguable position asthe electric bassist during his glory days. All this, before the mental illness and substance abuse—already beginning to rear its sad but ugly head by the time of the bassist signed with Warners—deposed him, ultimately leading to his untimely death under mysterious circumstances that authorBill Milkowski goes a long way towards solving in his 2005 revision and significant expansion of

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