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  • Groove – Episode #39: David Pastorius

    Groove – Episode #39: David Pastorius

    What are the odds? What are the odds that you start playing the electric bass, and it’s not because your uncle is Jaco Pastorius? It’s not because David Pastorius never met his uncle. It’s not that the family wasn’t close. All of this strangeness happened because David was not introduced to the instrument by his... »

  • David Pastorius and Christian Fabian Release “No Tricks”

    David Pastorius and Christian Fabian Release “No Tricks”

    Bassists David Pastorius and Christian Fabian have teamed up to release No Tricks, a 10-track album of electric bass duos. At first glance, the pairing may seem an unlikely fit. Fabian is a member of the Lionel Hampton Big Band while Pastorius, who is the nephew of bass legend Jaco, has performed alongside artists like... »

  • David Pastorius: Bass Remix of Tech N9ne’s “Stop the Sailor”

    David Pastorius: Bass Remix of Tech N9ne’s “Stop the Sailor”

    We’ve shared videos of David Pastorius adding some high octane bass to Tech N9ne tunes before (including “Questions” and “Worldwide Choppers”). This time around, David adds nothing but straight up groove on “Stop the Sailor”… and some Tribal Fusion Belly Dance, thanks to special guest Brittany Reneé Grant. »

  • Tech N9ne Announces Band of Psychos Tour with David Pastorius

    Tech N9ne Announces Band of Psychos Tour with David Pastorius

    Almost one year ago, David Pastorius blew everyone away with a nasty playalong with Tech N9ne’s “Questions.” That video and his subsequent videos caught the rapper’s attention, leading to some work together. Now Pastorius will be hitting the road with Tech N9ne on his fall “Band of Psychos” tour. The outing, which will be Tech... »

  • “Jaco” Documentary to Get Sneak Peek at Mill Valley Film Festival

    “Jaco” Documentary to Get Sneak Peek at Mill Valley Film Festival

    We’ve been waiting for this. Robert Trujillo is hosting a “work-in-progress screening” of his Jaco documentary next month at the Mill Valley Film Festival. The film, which has been in production since 2012, is described as one capturing “the story of his restless, indestructible spirit” of Jaco Pastorius. The event is part of MVFF Artists... »

  • Bass Remix: An Interview with David Pastorius

    Bass Remix: An Interview with David Pastorius

    David Pastorius has been smashing expectations for as long as he’s been playing bass. The last time we talked with him, Pastorius told us about the impact of being the nephew of legendary electric bassist Jaco Pastorius, notably that his influences and style come from another place with an edgier rock sound. Now he is... »

  • David Pastorius: Tech N9ne “This Ring” Bass Remix

    David Pastorius: Tech N9ne “This Ring” Bass Remix

    David Pastorius has been knocking everyone out with his bass remixes of Tech N9ne’s tunes. It started with “Questions” and followed up with “Worldwide Choppers”. Now David is back with a brand new video, featuring his amazing bass work on the Tech N9ne tune “This Ring”, from the album Anghellic. »

  • David Pastorius: Tech N9ne’s “Worldwide Choppers”

    David Pastorius: Tech N9ne’s “Worldwide Choppers”

    David Pastorius recently wowed us all with his performance of Tech N9ne’s “Questions”. He’s at it again. Here’s David adding his thing to Tech N9ne’s “Worldwide Choppers”. »

  • David Pastorius: Tech N9ne’s “Questions”

    David Pastorius: Tech N9ne’s “Questions”

    David Pastorius adds some serious fire to Tech N9ne’s song “Questions” by riffing off of rapper’s lyrical rhythm as well as throwing in his own freestyle licks. The bassist brings his incredible technique and creativity together to dish out some really cool lines and add a new dimension to the track. »

  • Detroit Bass Day 2013 Taking Place This Weekend

    Detroit Bass Day 2013 Taking Place This Weekend

    The bassists in Detroit have a great tradition of getting together every year in front of the Motown Museum for a photo shoot to get the most bass players together in a single picture. As if that’s not cool enough, the event has been expanded with the introduction of Detroit Bass Day, a day-long celebration... »