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Jaco Pastorius: Third Stone from the Sun

On December 1st, 1951, Jaco Pastorius – the man many of us consider the greatest bass player ever – was born.

“We all say it: He’s our Hendrix,” Juan Alderete said in the recently released film, JACO.

In honor of Jaco’s birthday today, we revisit a classic solo from a 1978 Weather Report concert, where Jaco quotes Hendrix and a whole lot more.