Jaco Pastorious – Truth, Liberty & Soul

Zev Feldman and Resonance Records continually restore my faith that buried treasure awaits discovery for avid collectors of the great music of the past.

Their latest find is JACO PASTORIUS’ TRUTH, LIBERTY & SOUL — LIVE IN NYC: THE COMPLETE 1982 NPR JAZZ ALIVE! RECORDING. 

Previously unreleased live album by electric bass genius Jaco Pastorius and the

Word of Mouth Big Band featuring special guest, harmonica virtuoso Toots Thielemans
Recorded at Avery Fisher Hall in NYC on June 27, 1982, as part of George Wein’s Kool Jazz Festival

First official release authorized by the Jaco Pastorius Estate,  Warner Music Group and NPR Music of the entire concert from start to finish, including over 40 minutes of material
not aired on the original NPR Jazz Alive! broadcast

Includes a massive 100-Page book full of rare photos and essays by Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, producer Zev Feldman, Jaco Pastorius authority Bill Milkowski, original recording engineer Paul Blakemore; plus interviews with Jaco’’s son John Pastorius, musicians Peter Erskine, Bob Mintzer, Randy Brecker and more.

Deluxe limited edition 3-LP boxed set available for Record Store Day on April 22, 2017, & deluxe 2-CD set and digital editions available May 26, 2017.

Track Listing:

Disc One

1. Invitation (13:04)
2. Soul Intro/The Chicken (9:10)
3. Donna Lee (13:18)
4. Three Views to a Secret (6:38)
5. Liberty City (10:10)
6. Sophisticated Lady (7:43)
7. Bluesette (5:31)

Disc Two

1. I Shot the Sheriff (6:55)
2. Okonkolé y Trompa (15:07)
3. Reza/Giant Steps (Medley) (10:19)
4. Mr. Fonebone (10:37)
5. Bass and Drum Improvisation (14:05)
6. Twins (2:53)
7. Fannie Mae (5:55)

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