Jaco Pastorius The following stories about this artist have appeared on NPR.org

Jaco Pastorius

Jaco Pastorius performs in 1982, around the time when Paul Blakemore engineered his concert at Avery Fisher Hall for NPR's Jazz Alive!. Tom Copi/Courtesy of Resonance Records hide caption

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In A Lost Concert, Jaco Pastorius Sounded The Rhythm Of The City

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09Okonkole y Trompa

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Bass iconoclast Jaco Pastorius (seen here in 1986) is the subject of a new documentary produced by Metallica's Robert Trujillo. Claus Eckert/Sony Legacy hide caption

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Metallica's Robert Trujillo On His Hero, Jaco Pastorius

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

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Why Metallica's Bassist Is Producing A Jazz Documentary

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Jaco Pastorius: 20 Years Later

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Director's Cuts: The 2003 CD Gift Guide

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Weather Report: 'Heavy Weather'

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