The Jimi Hendrix of Bass Guitar. That is the way most musicians lovingly describe the late Jaco Pastorius.

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A genius or a mentally – ill man?

Questions which rise more often than a globe- trotting Rooster when the subject of Jacko surfaces.

Clinically yes. Artistically no?

There is a fine line between the two worlds and this is one subject which tosses it’s inquisitive head in the documentary ‘Jaco’.

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Please listen below to part one of my interview with Paul Marchand. He is the director of this fantastic documentary on the life of Pastorius. Flea ( Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Geddy Lee ( Rush), also add their thoughts from the film’s soundtrack.

 

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