Jaco Pastorius Bass Method. (Lessons, Tips, and Techniques from His Private Teaching Archives). By Jaco Pastorius. For Bass. Bass Instruction. Softcover with CD. Guitar tablature. 80 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.695570).
ISBN 0634020315. With guitar tablature. 9×12 inches.
Hailed as the “greatest bass player who ever lived,” Jaco Pastorius (1951-1987) lives on through his groundbreaking legacy of musical brilliance. And now for the first time, one of Jaco’s private students imparts the wisdom gained from one-on-one lessons with the bass genius himself. Complete with songs, solos, techniques, theory, and personal experiences with Jaco, this one-of-a-kind book/CD is finally here to give the world what it craves – bass guitar lessons with Jaco Pastorius. We’ve even included a few scans of actual pages of Jaco’s personal practice book – in his own handwriting – for the ultimate personal Jaco experience. The song list includes: Chromatic Fantasy • Continuum • Donna Lee • Havona • Opus Pocus • Portrait of Tracy • Teen Town • and more. The accompanying CD includes audio tracks of all the examples in the book.