The Music of Jaco Pastorius

Celebrating Jaco: The Music of Jaco Pastorius

added on 13 November, 2014 | under Blog, The Music of Jaco Pastorius
Jaco Pastorius

The name of Jaco Pastorius is legendary in the jazz world; one of the few musicians who can be recognised by their first name alone. Pastorius was a musical genius who effectively reinvented the playing of bass guitar, bringing the bass from an anonymous role in the rhythm section to the front of the stage.Read more

Why Jazz Is For Everyone – SNJO Review

added on 11 November, 2014 | under Blog, The Music of Jaco Pastorius
Laurence Cottle

As the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra play their last concert of the year you can see why they are considered by many to be one of the best contemporary big bands in Europe. The sheer level of passion, enthusiasm & expression, not to mention talent & skill is both enjoyable & impressive. It should come as no surprise that when they beautifully arrange the compositions of great legends and have them performed by great guest musicians, their performances are really off the chart! But for someone like me there is also another reason why they make such a great night out…Read more

Jaco Pastorius BBC Radio documentary

on October 12, 2014 in The Music of Jaco Pastorius with no comments by

Jaco Pastorius Documentary fusing BBC radio audio & Google images.Read more

The Life and Music of Jaco Pastorius by Pat Metheny

added on 11 October, 2014 | under Blog, The Music of Jaco Pastorius

“Jaco Pastorius may well have been the last jazz musician of the 20th century to have made a major impact on the musical world at large. Everywhere you go,sometimes it seems like a dozen times a day, in the most unlikely places you hear Jaco’s sound;Read more

Jaco! The Music of Pastorius featuring Laurence Cottle

added on 10 April, 2014 | under Concert Series, The Music of Jaco Pastorius

One of the most influential guitarists and musicians of the twentieth century, Jaco Pastorius brought the bass guitar to the melodic forefront of jazz ……

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'The SNJO deserved all the praise Kurt Elling so graciously lavished on them.'

Sponsors: We thank our sponsors Creative Scotland, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Dundee Council for their continued support as well as the management teams at our regular venues, The Queen's Hall: Edinburgh, The Music Hall: Aberdeen, Eden Court: Inverness and Caird Hall: Dundee.

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