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Felix Pastorius

Postby throckmorten » Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:06 am

Jaco's son is touring with the Yellowjackets. I caught them this past weekend at the Saratoga (NY) Jazz fest.

Good set, but the outdoor acoustics did not favor the bass.

Struck me as a melodic player. Reserved stage presence but he clearly has all the chops he needs with some to spare. And hands that could wrap around a water melon (Google the pictures).

He was playing a 5-string Fodera,fretted. Looked like it had a ramp. Favoring the bridge pickup.

Compared to his Dad? Sorry, I'm not going there. He's his own muiscian.
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Re: Felix Pastorius

Postby GonzoBass » Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:49 am

throckmorten wrote:Jaco's son is touring with the Yellowjackets.

Damn, that's a tough gig!

throckmorten wrote:Compared to his Dad? Sorry, I'm not going there. He's his own muiscian.

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Re: Felix Pastorius

Postby Freddels » Fri Jul 06, 2012 1:37 pm

One of the guys I knew from college plays with him quite frequently.

I'm glad he's not trying to be his father and instead, doing his own thing.
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Re: Felix Pastorius

Postby Jerry » Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:12 pm

I have the live double CD he did with Jeff Coffin and he just kills with one of my favorite drummers, Jeff Sipe. He's definitely come into his own voice. I felt bad when he first started coming up because people were just gunning for him because of his last name. Can't wait to hear him with the Yellowjackets.
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Re: Felix Pastorius

Postby ghiadub » Sat Jul 07, 2012 11:22 pm

"Play the music, not the instrument"

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