Jaco Pastorius

 

Jaco (Improvising Artists 1974)

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Pat Metheny (Guitar)

Paul Bley (Electric Piano)

Bruce Ditmas (Drums)

 

Bright Size Life - Pat Metheny (ECM 1976)

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Pat Metheny (Guitar, 12-string Guitar)

Bob Moses (Drums)

 

 

Jaco Pastorius (Epic 1976)

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"Donna Lee"

Don Alias (Congas)

 

"Come On, Come Over"

Don Alias (Congas)

Herbie Hancock (Clavinet, Fender Rhodes)

Narada Michael Walden (Drums)

Sam Moore (Vocals)

Dave Prater (Vocals)

Randy Brecker (Trumpet)

Ron Tooley (Trumpet)

Peter Graves (Bass Trombone)

David Sanborn (Alto Sax)

Michael Brecker (Tenor Sax)

Howard Johnson (Baritone Sax)

 

"Continuum"

Herbie Hancock (Fender Rhodes)

Alex Darqui (Fender Rhodes)

Lenny White (Drums)

Don Alias (Congas)

 

"Kuru/Speak Like A Child"

Herbie Hancock (Piano)

Don Alias (Congas, Bongos)

Bobby Economou (Drums)

David Nadien (Violin)

Harry Lookofsky (Violin)

Paul Gershman (Violin)

Joe Malin (Violin)

Harry Cykman (Violin)

Harold Kohon (Violin)

Stewart Clarke (Viola)

Manny Vardi (Viola)

Julian Barber (Viola)

Charles McCracken (Cello)

Kermit Moore (Cello)

Beverly Lauridsen (Cello)

Michael Gibbs (String Arrangement)

 

"Portrait of Tracy"

Solo

 

"Opus Pocus"

Wayne Shorter (Soprano Sax)

Herbie Hancock (Fender Rhodes)

Othello Molineaux (Steel Drums)

Leroy Williams (Steel Drums)

Lenny White (Drums)

Don Alias (Percussion)

 

"Okonkole Y Trompa"

Peter Gordon (French Horn)

Don Alias (Okonkoko Iya, Congas, Afuche)

 

"(Used To Be A) Cha Cha"

Hubert Laws (Piccolo, Flute)

Herbie Hancock (Piano)

Lenny White (Drums)

Don Alias (Congas)

 

"Forgotten Love"

Herbie Hancock (Piano)

David Nadien (Violin)

Harry Lookofsky (Violin)

Paul Gershman (Violin)

Joe Malin (Violin)

Harry Cykman (Violin)

Harold Kohon (Violin)

Matthew Raimondi (Violin)

Max Pollinkoff (Violin)

Arnold Black (Violin)

Stewart Clarke (Viola)

Manny Vardi (Viola)

Julian Barber (Viola)

Al Brown (Viola)

Charles McCracken (Cello)

Kermit Moore (Cello)

Beverly Lauridsen (Cello)

Alan Shulman (Cello)

Richard Davis (Bass)

Homer Mensch (Bass)

Michael Gibbs (String Arrangement, Conductor)

 

"6/4 Jam"

Herbie Hancock (Fender Rhodes)

Lenny White (Drums)

Don Alias (Congas)

 

 

Black Market - Weather Report (Columbia 1976)

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Joe Zawinul (Piano, Rhodes, Synthesizer, Orchestration)

Wayne Shorter (Soprano Sax, Tenor Sax, Computone Lyricon)

Alphonso Johnson (Bass)

Jaco Pastorius (Bass on tracks 2, 6)

Narada Michael Walden (Drums on trucks 1, 2)

Chester Thompson (Drums on trucks 3-7)

Alex Acuña (Congas, Percussion)

Don Alias (Percussion on tracks 1, 6)

 

 

Heavy Weather - Weather Report (Columbia 1977)

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Joe Zawinul (Rhodes, Piano, Synthesizer, Vocal on "Birdland", Melodica, Guitar, Tabla

on "The Juggler")

Wayne Shorter (Soprano Sax, Tenor Sax)

Jaco Pastorius (Bass, Vocals on "Birdland", Drums on "Teen Town", Steel Drums on "Palladíum")

Alex Acuña (Drum, Congas, handclaps on "The Juggler")

Manolo Badrena (Tambourine on "Birdland", Congas, Vocal, Timbales on "Rumba

Mamá", Percussion on "Palladíum" and "The Juggler")

 

 

Mr. Gone - Weather Report (ARC/Columbia 1978)

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Joe Zawinul (Rhodes,Piano, Synthesizers, Kalimba, Thumbeki Drums, Sleigh bells,

Melodica, Highhat, Voice on tracks 1 and 5)

Wayne Shorter (Tenor, Alto, Soprano Sax, voice on track 1)

Jaco Pastorius (Bass, Drums on tracks 1 and 2, Timpani on track 2, voice on tracks 1, 2 , 6)

Peter Erskine (Drums on tracks 1, 7, hihat on track 3, voice on track 1)

 

Additional musicians

Tony Williams (Drums on tracks 5, 6)

Steve Gadd (Drums on tracks 3, 8)

 

 

8:30 - Weather Report (Columbia 1979)

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Joe Zawinul (Keyboards, Bass Synthesizer, Vocoder, Percussion)

Wayne Shorter (Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax)

Jaco Pastorius (Bass, Percussion, Drums on "8:30" & "Brown Street")

Peter Erskine (Drums)

Erich Zawinul (Percussion on "Brown Street")

The West Los Angeles Christian Academy Children's Choir (vocals on "The Orphan")

 

 

Night Passage - Weather Report (Columbia 1980)

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Joe Zawinul (Keyboards, Synthesizers)

Wayne Shorter (Sax)

Jaco Pastorius (Bass)

Peter Erskine (Drums)

Robert Thomas Jr. (Percussion) 

 

 

Word of Mouth (Warner Bros. 1981)

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Herbie Hancock (Keyboards, Synthesizers, Piano)

Wayne Shorter (Sax)

Michael Brecker (Sax)

Tom Scott (Sax)

Mario Cruz (Sax)

Toots Thielemans (Harmonica)

Chuck Findley (Trumpet)

John Clark (French Horn)

Howard Johnson (Tuba)

Don Alias (Percussion)

Robert Thomas, Jr. (Percussion)

Peter Erskine (Drums)

Jack DeJohnette (Drums)

Paul Horn-Muller (Steel Pan)

Othello Molineaux (Steel Pan)

John F. Pastorius IV (Vocal on "John and Mary")

Jaco Pastorius (Electric Bass, Double Bass, Organ, Piano, Synthesizer, Autoharp, Koto, Percussion, Vocals, Drums on "Word of Mouth")

 

 

Weather Report - Weather Report (Columbia 1982)

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Josef Zawinul (Keyboards, Piano, Clay Drum, Drum Computer, Percussion, Voice, Horn, Woodwind)

Wayne Shorter (Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax)

Jaco Pastorius (Bass, Percussion, Voice)

Peter Erskine (Drums, Drum Computer, Claves)

Robert Thomas Jr. (Percussion)

 

 

Invitation (Warner Bros. 1983)

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Don Alias (Percussion)

Randy Brecker (Trumpet)

Peter Erskine (Drums)

Bobby Mintzer (Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax)

Othello Molineaux (Steel Drum)

Jean "Toots" Thielemans (Harmonica)

Elmer Brown, Forrest Buchtel, Ron Tooley (Trumpet)

Jon Faddis (Trumpet, solo on "Reza")

Wayne Andre (Trombone)

Dave Bargeron (Trombone, Tuba)

Peter Graves (Bass Trombone)

Bill Reichenbach (Bass Trombone)

Mario Cruz (Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax, Clarinet, Alto Flute)

Randy Emerick (Baritone Sax, Clarinet)

Alex Foster (Tenor, Alto, Soprano Sax, Clarinet, Piccolo)

Paul McCandless – tenor saxophone, oboe, English horn

Peter Gordon, Brad Warnaar (French Horn)

 

 

Stuttgart Aria, with Biréli Lagrène (Le Chant du Monde 1986)

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Bireli Lagrene (Guitar, Vocals)

Jan Jankeje (Vocals, Bass Synthesizer on tracks 6, 8)

Peter Lübke (Drums)

Vladislaw Sendecki (Keyboards, Synthesizer)

Jaco Pastorius (Bass, Piano, Vocals)



PDB (DIW 1989)

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Recorded live at Jonathan Swift's, Boston on February 1, 1986

Hiram Bullock (Guitar, Keyboards, Producer)

Jaco Pastorius (Bass, Keyboards)

Kenwood Dennard (Drums)

 

 

Holiday for Pans (Sound Hills Records 1993)

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Recorded: 1980 - 1982

Jaco Pastorius (Bass, Steel Drums, Percussion, Keyboards, Voice, Producer)

Kenwood Dennard (Drums)

Bobby Economou (Drums, Percussion)

Ted Lewand (Guitar)

Toots Thielemans (Harmonica)

Michael Gibbs Orchestra (Orchestra)

Don Alias (Percussion)

Mike Gerber (Piano)

Wayne Shorter (Saxophone)

Leroy Williams, Othello Molineaux (Steel Drums)

Peter Graves (Trombone)

Craig Thayler (Violin)

 

 

The Birthday Concert (Warner Bros. 1995)

Golden Roads (Sound Hills 1997)

A Good Stitch for Golden Roads (Sound Hills 1997) 

 

The Early Years Recordings (Holiday Park 2006)

Trio of Doom, with John McLaughlin and Tony Williams (Columbia 2007)

Legendary Demo & Live Tracks (Victor 2008)

Modern American Music...Period! The Criteria Sessions (Omnivore Recordings 2014)

The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981 (2015)

Truth, Liberty & Soul (Resonance 2017)