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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • SKU: JP1002
  • Format: DVD
  • UPC: 635963765545
  • Street Date: 11/27/15
  • PreBook Date: 10/23/15
  • Label: Iron Horse »
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Run Time: 237 mins
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Audio: 5.1 SURROUND
  • Year of Production: 2015
  • Region Code: 0
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: US, CANADA & EUROPE EXC UK
  • Language: English

 

Cast & Crew

  • Director: Paul Marchand
  • Director: Stephen Kijak

 

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Jaco Pastorius - Jaco

The fully authorized story of one of the most revolutionary bassists in music history

Jaco Pastorius - Jaco
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JACO a compelling story of prodigious talent, personal adventures and raw human vulnerability, 'JACO' presents the world of the bass guitar phenomenon Jaco Pastorius through the eyes of his family and various musical collaborators. Produced by the Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, and directed by Paul Marchand and Stephen Kijak, this blistering biopic contains incredible unseen footage and photography from the Pastorius family archive, and takes viewers into the heart and soul of this hugely influential cross-genre artist. Featuring interviews with an array of artists (Flea, Joni Mitchell, Sting, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Geddy Lee) and friends, 'JACO' unveils the story of his music, his life, his demise, and ultimately the fragility of great artistic genius. Disc 1 features the full length film with Dolby 5.1 surround sound. Running time: 1 hr. 57 min. Disc 2 features DVD Extras - Outtakes, Anecdotes, and Stories - with more than 20 never-before-seen interviews with Flea, Joni Mitchell, Carlos Santana, Mike Stern and many more, who discuss Jaco's incredible contributions to music, the art of the bass and the boundaries of music, as well as Jaco the person. Hear stories about Jaco's earliest bands and classic recordings. Includes special footage used during the historic Hollywood Bowl (Jaco's World) Tribute Show 2015, plus many surprises. Running time: 1 hr. 40 min.

Media

Watch Robert Trujillo interview on PASTE »

Sales Points

  • Fully authorized by the Pastorius family
  • Produced by Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo
  • Produced by Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo
  • Fully authorized by the Pastorius family
  • named one of Downbeat's 'Best of 2016'
  • Produced by Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo
  • Fully authorized by the Pastorius family
  • named one of Downbeat's 'Best of 2016'

Press Quotes

Pastorius's tale of triumph and tragedy is well told and compelling... 'Jaco' demonstrates at full capacity there was no one like him.

     —Jim Fusilli, The Wall Street Journal

An illuminating, compassionate new documentary... Both playful and deeply serious.

     —Nate Chinen, New York Times

A brilliant film about a brilliant musician. I love every minute of it.

     —Michael Kurtz, Co-founder, Record Store Day

Pastorius's tale of triumph and tragedy is well told and compelling... 'Jaco' demonstrates at full capacity there was no one like him.

     —Jim Fusilli, The Wall Street Journal

An illuminating, compassionate new documentary... Both playful and deeply serious.

     —Nate Chinen, New York Times

A brilliant film about a brilliant musician. I love every minute of it.

     —Michael Kurtz, Co-founder, Record Store Day

Pastorius's tale of triumph and tragedy is well told and compelling... 'Jaco' demonstrates at full capacity there was no one like him.

     —Jim Fusilli, The Wall Street Journal

An illuminating, compassionate new documentary... Both playful and deeply serious.

     —Nate Chinen, New York Times

A brilliant film about a brilliant musician. I love every minute of it.

     —Michael Kurtz, Co-founder, Record Store Day

  

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