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Jaco : the extraordinary and tragic life of Jaco Pastorius, "the world's greatest bass player"

Author: Bill Milkowski
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Miller Freeman Books ; Emeryville, CA : Publishers Group West [Book trade distributor] ; Milwaukee, WI : Hal Leonard [music trade distributor], ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This story of a musician hailed as a genius and dismissed as a madman will appeal to anyone intrigued by the fine line between creative inspiration and insanity. Jaco looks deep inside the life and music of this talented but tormented bass player who revolutionized his instrument and became one of the most potent forces in modern music." "Like his heroes Charlie Parker and Jimi Hendrix, Jaco didn't make it to age  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jaco Pastorius; Jaco Pastorius; Jaco Pastorius
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Milkowski
ISBN: 0879303611 9780879303617 087930426X 9780879304263
OCLC Number: 32273239
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Bob Moses --
Preface. Jaco : man and myth --
Star-spangled Jaco --
The early years --
On the road --
Weather Report --
Word of mouth --
The dark years --
The finale --
Requiem --
Epilogue. Who loves ya, Jaco.
Responsibility: by Bill Milkowski.

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Jaco takes an in-depth look at this talented but tormented genius. Readers follow Pastorius's development as a bassist, watch him catapult to international fame with Weather Report, learn about the  Read more...

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