Jaco Pastorius Tribute August 12: The Hollywood brought together some of the greatest musicians of jazz /fusion for one night to honor legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius best known for his work with Joni Mitchell and a member of Weather Report. ... Examiner.com, 1 week ago
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Here's a look at Jaco Pastorius playing a unique version of "America the Beautiful" in a way that only he could. This footage was captured on July 28th, 1984: [embedded content] And here's Jaco performing "America" from his Modern Bass ...Bass Player, 1 month ago
Herbie Hancock , the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association's William Powers & Carolyn Powers Creative Chair for Jazz, will join an all-star line-up of special guests for Jaco's World, and host the evening at the Hollywood Bowl tonight, August 12, ...Broadway World, 3 weeks ago
By , PIERRE THIELMANS Associated Press Belgian Foreign Minister Willy Claes whistles as he conducts the National Orchestra of Belgium with Toots Thielmans in a 1994 concert. The harmonica titan initially made his name as a guitarist. ...Washington Post, 4 days ago
By Mike Joyce, Mike Stern Shows: Thursday through Sunday at Blues Alley. Shows start at 8 and 10 p.m. 202-337-4141. www.bluesalley.com. $40. Mike Stern instantly attained guitar-hero status when he joined Miles Davis's fusion band in 1981.Washington Post, 5 days ago
Guitarist Pat Metheny , the artist-in-residence for the 36th annual Detroit Jazz Festival (Sept. 4-7), has never come across as your typical jazzman. With a sartorial style more Topanga Canyon than New York City, his home for some 20 years, a ...Variety, 1 week ago
HAVANA English guitar great John McLaughlin said he would love to make music in Cuba again as he did in 1979, adding that he is very happy with the efforts of U.S. President Barack Obama to end the stupid sanctions on the island, the official Cuban ...Latin American Herald Tribune, 1 week ago
- St. Louis based composer, inventor and recording artist Todd Mosby performs genre-defying music -- a blend of jazz, classical, and traditional Indian -- for over 35 years. The contemporary acoustic guitarist is the ONLY guitarist worldwide, ...Music Industry News Network, 2 weeks ago
When a concept, refined then realised, reaches a pinnacle in a particular product, when a great success makes further development seem unfeasible, even impossible, what then? Is it, at that climactic point, perfect? Or is perfection a moving target, ...AV Hub, 4 weeks ago
Editor's Note: With Primus Les Claypool bringing his bass-forward band to the LC this week end , we decided to ask for some expert advice in picking the best bass players ever. Lydia Loveless bassist/husband Ben Lamb shared his personal picks from ...Columbus Alive, 1 month ago
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