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August 11, 2017

 

The Greatest Bass Player In The World: Jaco Pastorius

In the history of jazz, there are only a few innovators who’ve actually changed the sound of their instrument. Jaco Pastorius was one of them.

October 8, 2014

 

Ramblin’ Man: Charlie Haden

A tribute to the late bassist, whose career encompassed the avant-garde, spirituals, noir movie themes, pastoral ballads, and straightahead jazz.

April 1, 2011

 

The Jade Bass: A Tribute To Scott LaFaro

Scott LaFaro lived only 25 years. His influence as a revolutionary jazz bassist has lasted 50 years and counting.

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