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Jaco Pastorius to be Discussed at First Annual Jazz Improv LIVE! Convention and Festival

Bass virtuoso Jaco Pastorius, who first made his mark on the jazz world with the fusion group Weather Report, will be the topic of a panel discussion at this year’s First Annual Jazz Improve LIVE! Convention and Festival.

Held this Friday, Oct. 25, through Monday, Oct. 28, the convention will feature a discussion called “Jaco Pastorius: His Life and Music” on Saturday, Oct. 26. The panel, which will be moderated by Bill Milkowski, author of JACO: The Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius, will also feature bassist Mark Egan and Bob Bobbing, a childhood friend of Pastorius.

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