Tuesday Apr 15
Bass of Doom
Jaco Pastorius is considered by many to be the greatest electric bassist of all time.
All About Jazz
Read "Jaco Pastorius: Modern American Music...Period! The Criteria Sessions"
Jaco Pastorius hadn't quite emerged from nowhere, and the few prior recordings on which he could be found may have provided some hint of what was to come, but it was the quadruple punch of fellow legend-in-the-making 's Black Market and, most notably, the bassist's own Jaco Pastorius , whose opening track-a duet look at that spoke of instrumental ... (more)
The Papillion Times
Wayne Shorter Quartet skips tunes, paints in abstract tones
Perhaps the best way to offer perspective on the Wayne Shorter Quartet's Omaha concert Wednesday night is to note the saxophonist playing outside the Holland Performing Arts Center as opposed to the jazz legend playing the sax inside.
Something Else! Reviews
Omar Hakim - We Are One
It's not just that the do-anything Omar Hakim rarely puts out his own albums. That's perhaps understandable, considering his over-stuffed career as a sideman alongside the likes of Sting, Weather Report, Dire Straits, David Bowie, Miles Davis and Daft Punk.
Marin Independent Journal
Jazz innovator Wayne Shorter at SFJazz festival
Wayne Shorter, a saxophonist and composer, at his home in Los Angeles, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013.
Contra Costa Times
Wayne Shorter: Jazz legend, master composer, innovator
On Aug. 25, 1991, Wayne Shorter went backstage at the Hollywood Bowl to visit with trumpeter Miles Davis, his old boss and good friend.