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Jaco Pastorius

Jaco Pastorius

John Francis Anthony Pastorius III, known as Jaco Pastorius, was an influential American jazz musician, composer, big band leader and electric bass player. He is best known for his work with Weather Report from 1976 to 1981, as well as work with artists including Joni Mitchell, Pat Metheny, and his own solo projects. His playing was known for its highly technical, Latin-influenced 16th-note funk, lyrical soloing on fretless bass, bass chords and innovative use...

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