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Jaco Pastorius Big Band Import CD Available

Jaco Pastorius Big Band: Now & ThenJaco Pastorius’ music, as played in the past and closer to the present, are the focus of Now & Then, the two-CD import set from the Jaco Pastorius Big Band.

The first disc of the Japanese import is the “Then” part of the package, featuring previously unreleased takes from Jaco’s 1981 “Birthday Concert.”

The second disc is primarily culled from 2011 live performances by the big band with a couple of studio takes, as well. It includes No Treble contributor Damian Erskine, Richard Bona, Will Lee and Jeff Carswell handling the late Jaco’s bass parts.

Now & Then is available on CD.

Now & Then Track List:

Disc 1:

  1. Invitation
  2. Soul Intro/The Chicken
  3. Quietude
  4. Donna Lee
  5. Liberty City
  6. Reza/Giant Steps
  7. Truth
  8. Three Views of a Secret
  9. Fannie Mae

Disc 2:

  1. Come On Come Over
  2. Black Market
  3. A Remark You Made
  4. Invitation
  5. Domingo
  6. Liberty City
  7. Portrait of Tracy
  8. Amelia
  9. Continuum
  10. Soul Intro/The Chicken
  11. Soul Makossa