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David Pastorius: Tech N9ne’s “Worldwide Choppers”
Bass Videos

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”
Bass Videos

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
Events

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 honoring the legendary Motown bassist...

David Pastorius: Live Jazz Jam
Bass Videos

David Pastorius: Live Jazz Jam

There’s not a lot of detail about this live performance by David Pastorius (other than being called “Jazz Jam”), but there’s plenty of bass.

David Pastorius: It’s Not What You Think
Interviews

David Pastorius: It’s Not What You Think

When your last name is Pastorius and you play the bass, it only stands to reason that people will draw some immediate conclusions. In the case of David Pastorius, they’d probably be wrong. David, the nephew of the late, great bassist Jaco Pastorius, may share the same last name and instrument of choice as his uncle, but that’s where the...

Sneak Preview: David Pastorius and Local 518’s “Sense of Urgency”
New Albums

Sneak Preview: David Pastorius and Local 518’s “Sense of Urgency”

Bassist David Pastorius and his band, Local 518, have released their second album in the U.S., Sense of Urgency. The album features Pastorius on bass with Local 518 members Al Brodeur on guitar and keyboards, Bjarne Jannik Kjaer on drums, steel drums and keyboards, Anthony Darmana on percussion and Dijeradoo and Dave Hoag on keyboards. Other performers on the CD...

Bass Videos

Victor Wooten, Anthony Wellington & David Pastorius clinic jam

Here’s a cool video of Victor Wooten leading a bass clinic in Orlando, Florida along with bassists Anthony Wellington and David Pastorius. More proof that there’s never too many bass players (or Hartke amps, it seems!)

New Albums

David Pastorius & Local 518 set to release “Sense of Urgency”

Local 518 has just completed recording their second album, “Sense of Urgency”, recorded at Studio 101 in Melbourne, Florida. The album will be released on P-Vine Records in Japan. Local 518 includes David Pastorius on bass, Al Brodeur on guitar, Bjarne Jannik Kjaer on drums, Anthony Darmana on percussion and Dave Hoag on keys. Pastorius was voted “Best Bass Player”...

David Pastorius & Local 518 Release Debut Album
Bass Videos

David Pastorius & Local 518 Release Debut Album

David Pastorius (nephew of Jaco Pastorius) has just released a new album on P-Vine Records titled David Pastorius and Local 518. Local 518 has released a few live performance videos featuring tracks from the album: