Jaco Pastorius Trio: “Black Market” (March 1986)

In 1986, Jaco Pastorius toured Europe in a trio with guitarist Bireli Lagrene and different drummers.

While there are recordings out there documenting some of these performances (including this one), videos from that period always seemed highly unlikely – thanks to it being the mid-80’s, when technology was pretty lousy compared with today’s standards.

Thankfully someone dragged their video gear to one of the performances.

Here’s the trio, with Michael Kersting on drums, performing Weather Report’s “Black Market”. The performance took place in Kolpinghaus, Salzburg, Austria on March 14, 1986.

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