Jaco Pastorius: Modern Electric Bass

Overview

Widely regarded as one of the finest bassists of his generation, Jaco Pastorius combined remarkable technique and singular tone with an adventurous and highly melodic approach to his instrument, and his work with Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, and Joni Mitchell earned praise from musicians, critics, and fans before his tragic death in 1987. Originally released in 1985, Jaco Pastorius: Modern Electric Bass features the master musician demonstrating his techniques, offering his philosophies about music, and ...
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Overview

Widely regarded as one of the finest bassists of his generation, Jaco Pastorius combined remarkable technique and singular tone with an adventurous and highly melodic approach to his instrument, and his work with Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, and Joni Mitchell earned praise from musicians, critics, and fans before his tragic death in 1987. Originally released in 1985, Jaco Pastorius: Modern Electric Bass features the master musician demonstrating his techniques, offering his philosophies about music, and performing, demonstrating practice exercises, and jamming with John Scofield and Kenwood Dennard.
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Special Features

A closer look at Jaco's life; Learn about Jaco's equipment setup; Additional preview of John Patitucci; Additional product previews; Bonus video tips; Internet connectivity; Interactive menus
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/7/2003
  • UPC: 654979031598
  • Original Release: 1985
  • Source: Warner Brothers Pub.
  • Region Code: 0
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:15:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 38,058

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jaco Pastorius Instructor
Kenwood Dennard Drums
John Scofield
Technical Credits
Allie Eberhardt Director
Stephen Reed Producer
Paul Siegel Executive Producer
Rob Wallis Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening and Background [8:43]
2. Example 1 [2:41]
3. Example 2 [:16]
4. Example 3 [:05]
5. Example 4 [:15]
6. Example 5 [:14]
7. Example 6 [:34]
8. Example 7 [1:13]
9. Example 8 [2:07]
10. Example 9 [:49]
11. Example 10 [:24]
12. Example 11 [:43]
13. Example 12 [:40]
14. Example 13 [1:26]
15. Example 14 [:25]
16. Example 15 [1:06]
17. Example 16 [5:02]
18. Example 17 [1:01]
19. Example 18 [1:52]
20. Example 19 [1:05]
21. Example 20 [1:43]
22. Example 21 [1:57]
23. Example 22 [:55]
24. Example 23 [1:28]
25. Example 24 [1:28]
26. Example 25 [:10]
27. Example 26 [:19]
28. Example 27 [:18]
29. Example 28 [15:00]
30. Influences [2:19]
31. Example 29 [:57]
32. Advice [1:10]
33. Performance [18:04]
34. Recording vs. Playing Live [1:38]
35. Jaco Plays Solo [4:18]
36. Jaco Plays Piano [2:25]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play All
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Jaco Pastorius - Biography
      Learning About Jaco's Bass Equipment
         Tribute Bass
         Fretted
         Fretless
      Artist Video Preview - John Patitucci
      Additional Video Tip - Slap/Pop Technique
      Additional Product Previews
         Jaco Pastorius: Modern Electric Bass
         Bass Lessons With the Greats
         Bass in the Rhythm Section
         Steve Bailey: Fretless Greats
         Victor Wooten: Super Bass Solo Technique
         Bass Day 97: Highlights
   DVD-ROM Features
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