DJ Sessions: From Jaco Pastorius To Ahmad Jamal

Jul 26, 2017

Bass guitarist Jaco Pastorius made a name for himself during his short and troubled life.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson and KCRW jazz DJ Bo Leibowitz listen back to a 1982 performance that is being reissued. We also hear music from the longtime American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal, among others.

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Music From The Segment

Jaco Pastorius, “Reza/Giant Steps”


Bill Cunliffe, “Blame it On My Youth” (written by Oscar Levant)


Linda May Han Oh, “Walk Against Wind”


Louis Hayes, “Ecaroh”


Ahmad Jamal, “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child”


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