Funky Gospel provided by Lucy “Sister Soul” Rodgers on 45 vinyl (One Way label, date unknown).
John Scofield (guitar), John Medeski (keyboards), Billy Martin (drums) and Chris Wood (bass). Live in 2007. Studio version on the great album Scofield A Go Go (1998).
If you’re interested, I’m covering the bases with alphabetically based bass over at BoFN.
“Hang Up Your Hang Ups” by Herbie Hancock, from Man-Child (1975).
Herbie Hancock (keyboards), Melvin Ragin (“Wah Wah Watson”) (guitar), Bennie Maupin (saxophone), Paul Jackson (bass), Mike Clark (drums), Bill Summers (percussion), assorted horns and winds: Jay DaVersa, Bud Brisbois, Dick “Slide” Hyde, Garnett Brown, Ernie Watts, Jim Horn.
And, great 70s themed NYC ‘Toob put together by conqa. Thanks, conqa!
“Palladium,” written by Wayne Shorter, from Heavy Weather (1977).
Joe Zawinul (keyboards, synthesizer), Wayne Shorter (sax), Jaco Pastorius (bass), Alex Acuña (drums), Manolo Badrena (congas, percussion).
“Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus,” Medeski, Martin and Wood, Shack-man (1996).
John Medeski (organ, keyboards), Billy Martin (drums), Chris Wood (bass, guitar).
“Opus Pocus” by Jaco Pastorius. This is a demo tape recording made in 1974 which is included on the posthumous album The Early Years Recordings (2006).
Don’t quote me on this, but I think the personnel is: Jaco Pastorius (electric bass), Herbie Hancock (keyboards), Othello Molineaux (steel drums), Leroy Williams (steel drums), Lenny White (drums), Don Alias (percussion).
“Boozer,” from A Go Go (1998).
John Scofield (guitar), John Medeski (keyboard), Chris Wood (bass),
Billy Martin (drums).
From Jaco Pastorius Big Band: Word of Mouth Revisited, a Jaco Pastorius tribute album (2003) that has been featured earlier. There are no bad cuts on this album, at all.
Richard Bona channels Jaco on bass, with Mike Scaglione soloing on tenor sax, and Mark Griffith on Drums. Music by Jaco Pastorius, with orchestration and arrangement by Larry Warrilow and Peter Graves. Woodwinds: Billy Ross, Ed Calle, Gary Keller, Mike Brignola. Brass: Jeff Kievett, Jason Gardner, Ken Faulk Dana Teboe, John Kricker. Peter Graves directs.