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David Pastorius Releases “Radio Gold”
New Albums

David Pastorius Releases “Radio Gold”

David Pastorius has released “Radio Gold,” an album that blends various genres all tied together by the bassist’s incredible playing. Whether it’s hip hop, rock, or jazz, it’s all just natural to him.

David Pastorius and Local 518: The Chase
Bass Videos

David Pastorius and Local 518: The Chase

David Pastorius sent us this video of his band Local 518 performing “The Chase” in the studio. The tune appeared on David’s first album and the re-recording will be part of his next one, Radio Gold, which drops on March 15th.

Marleaux Artist Jam
Bass Videos

Marleaux Artist Jam

When I was at the Marleaux booth at the NAMM Show yesterday, Ariane Cap told me about a cool video Marleaux artists put together. Each musician got a drum track and was asked to play 8 bars each. The result is pretty incredible.

Groove – Episode #39: David Pastorius
Groove Podcast

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 famous uncle (but by a...

David Pastorius and Christian Fabian Release “No Tricks”
New Albums

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 Tech Nine. However, after a...

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

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
Concerts & Tours

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 N9ne’s first tour with a...

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

“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 in Residence series, with members...

Bass Remix: An Interview with David Pastorius
Interviews

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 wowing everyone with a set...

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

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.