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Jazz for Curious Listeners
Christian McBride Hosts: My Musical Heroes
January 4, 2011

Christian’s Subject: Jaco Pastorious, Electric Bass Innovator

The electric bass was actually Christian McBride’s first instrument. When, at the age of 8, he began playing it, Jaco Pastorious was the standard bearer, having performed masterpieces with the group Weather Report as well as his eponymously titled first solo recording. Jaco Pastorious transformed the bass guitar into an instrument of fine art, and there are few better, if any, to discuss Pastorious than McBride. This will be a night to remember - whatever you do, make it to this free class, and bring a friend.

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