Jacofest: Dennard’s tribute Jaco Pastorius

On March 13, drummer Kenwood Dennard held a tribute for his former band mate, Jaco Pastorius at the Regattabar in Boston, Massachusetts. The event featured twelve musicians playing from Jaco’s vast library of tunes.

Dennard, who served as emcee, opened the performance by announcing, “I want to introduce you to Jaco’s spontaneous attitude,” and jumped into a drum riff to lead off the first number and Pastorius favorite, “The Chicken”.

All About Jazz has a nice feature on the performance.

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