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Groove – Episode #13: Felix Pastorius

Felix Pastorius

Imagine playing the bass when your last name is Pastorius. Many of us might think that this is a blessing. There is no question that Jaco Pastorius is one of (if not THE) founding fathers of the modern electric bass. His son, Felix Pastorius, has no desire to carry-on the legacy, other than to find his own path with the instrument that he loves. Jaco’s name has been in the spotlight a lot in the past few months, due to the highly-acclaimed documentary about his short life. Felix continues to both protect the legacy of his father’s work while chasing his own muse, and unique voice with the electric bass.

In this episode of Groove – The No Treble Podcast, we discuss the movie, his father’s legacy, his ability to connect with people who loved his father’s work, and what he would like to bring to this instrument with his own playing and artistry. From the Yellowjackets to Hipster Assassins and what he thinks about doing a solo album, this is Felix Pastorius. Enjoy the conversation…

Listen to Groove – Episode #13: Felix Pastorius