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The late virtuoso bassist Jaco Pastorius enjoyed only a relatively brief career, but was influential to musicians across genres.

April 18, 2014 Metal superstar Robert Trujillo is funding a film of his hero, the late Jaco Pastorius.


Jason Moran and The Bandwagon perform in the KC Jazz Club.

April 17, 2014 The pianist's Bandwagon trio offers a unique take on Fats Waller's "Honeysuckle Rose" and more.


Herbie Hancock speaks at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Induction Ceremony 2013 at Harvard University. The JJA awarded the pianist with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Tuesday.

April 15, 2014 Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter headline the musicians awarded for achievement in the year 2013.

Marie Marcus.

April 11, 2014 Cape Cod's "First Lady of Jazz" performs a medley of tunes by Fats Waller, her stride-piano mentor.


Dee Dee Bridgewater.

April 11, 2014 The singer performs two of Billie Holiday's signature songs: "Loverman" and "God Bless the Child."


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