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Felix Pastorius with the Yellowjackets: Live Bass Solo
Bass Videos

Felix Pastorius with the Yellowjackets: Live Bass Solo

Back in January, we broke the news that Felix Pastorius, the son of the late great Jaco Pastorius, was joining the Yellowjackets as a temporary replacement for Jimmy Haslip. Now we get to see some of the magic of that combination with this live bass solo by Felix, filmed by a member of the audience at a May 2012 concert...

The New Bass Buzz: an Exclusive Interview with Felix Pastorius
Interviews

The New Bass Buzz: an Exclusive Interview with Felix Pastorius

Late last month we broke the news that Felix Pastorius would be joining the Yellowjackets, to fill the shoes of cofounder Jimmy Haslip while he takes a hiatus. This came as a shock to many fans as the switch would end the veteran bassist’s 30-year tenure with the group. The last name is no coincidence: Felix is the son of...

Felix Pastorius Joining the Yellowjackets
News

Felix Pastorius Joining the Yellowjackets

About an hour ago, bassist Felix Pastorius posted an announcement on Facebook that he’s going to join The Yellowjackets, replacing bassist Jimmy Haslip. “I guess its official, I’m a yellowjacket!,” Pastorius said. “Thnx to jimmy for his blessing and the rest of the guys for this great opportunity. Time to practice.” Updated: 5:45pm EST The Yellowjackets first reached out to...

Jeff Coffin & the Mu’tet with Felix Pastorius: Live in Rio de Janeiro
Bass Videos

Jeff Coffin & the Mu’tet with Felix Pastorius: Live in Rio de Janeiro

Felix Pastorius (the son of Jaco Pastorius) plays some funky bass with Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet in this live performance at the Rio Rock and Blues Club in Rio de Janeiro. If you dig that, you might want to check out the group’s new album, Live!.

Jeff Coffin & The Mu’tet Release Live!, featuring Felix Pastorius
New Albums

Jeff Coffin & The Mu’tet Release Live!, featuring Felix Pastorius

Jeff Coffin has released a new live album with his Mu’tet, available for download and streaming. The tracks are taken from the band’s 2010/2011 tour stops at Space in Chicago, Illinois and Momo’s in Austin, Texas. The group is anchored by bassist Felix Pastorius, son of the late great Jaco Pastorius, whose funky and free-spirited playing propels the double-disc release....

Victor Wooten and Felix Pastorius In Studio
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten and Felix Pastorius In Studio

Here’s a great studio session clip of bassists Victor Wooten and Felix Pastorius, taken during the recording of Jeff Coffin’s 2008 release Mutopia. The guys are trading solos on “Al’s Greens”.

Jaco Pastorius Birthday 2009: Invitation
Bass Videos

Jaco Pastorius Birthday 2009: Invitation

Family and friends of Jaco Pastorius held their annual birthday party for him at the A1A Dive Bar in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, on December 5th. The band included Jaco’s twin sons, bassist Felix Pastorius and drummer, Julius Pastorius. Here’s a couple of videos from the performance. What starts out as warming up quickly turns into a killer performance of Jaco’s...

Concerts & Tours

The Heavy Pets (Felix Pastorius) tour info

The Heavy Pets, featuring Felix Pastorius on bass, are on the road from now through June. Here’s the current schedule: Apr 18 10:00pm: Mellow Mushroom in Birmingham, Alabama Apr 19 4:00pm: Sweetwater 420 Fest in Atlanta, Georgia Apr 20 8:00pm: Exit/In in Nashville, Tennessee (opening for Perpetual Groove) Apr 23 9:00pm: Jambone Santa in Rosa Beach, Florida Apr 24 11:00pm:...

Felix Pastorius and The Heavy Pets: Nautilus
Bass Videos

Felix Pastorius and The Heavy Pets: Nautilus

Today’s featured video kicks off the week just right. Felix Pastorius and his band, The Heavy Pets, performs “Nautilus” in front of a live audience at the Maple Leaf in New Orleans, LA. The band is joined by Flecktones sax man, Jeff Coffin, which only adds to the greatness.

CFJ Project (Colin James with Felix and Julius Pastorius): Black Market
Bass Videos

CFJ Project (Colin James with Felix and Julius Pastorius): Black Market

Check out CFJ Project, a Florida-based band consisting of Colin James (keyboards), and Jaco Pastorius’s sons Julius Pastorius (drums) and Felix Pastorius (bass). Here’s the band performing Weather Report’s “Black Market” during a recent show at Alligator Alley in Oakland Park, Florida: Via Jacop.net.

New Albums

New release round-up (featuring Felix Pastorius, John Patitucci and Rhonda Smith)

Jeff Coffin’s latest album, Mutopia, features Felix Pastorius (son of the late Jaco Pastorius), along with Roy “Futureman” Wooten and Kofi Burbridge. Guest appearances include Chris Walters, Bela Fleck, Victor Wooten, Doug Belote, Alana Rocklin, Pat Bergeson, R. Scott Bryan, Roy Agree, Rod McGaha, Barry Green and Black Cat Sylvester. Sample tracks: Amazon.com Widgets Other recent releases… Carlos Cuevas has...