Watch Jaco Pastorius Play an Explosive Version of "Donna Lee" Live (VIDEO)

Jaco Pastorius play "Donna Lee" with his Word of Mouth all-star band
By BP Staff ,

Of all of Jaco Pastorius' remarkable body of music, perhaps his most awe-inspiring number comes in the form of his version of the classic jazz tune "Donna Lee." Placed as the opening track of his debut album, the blazing bass composition explodes in intensity and showcases Jaco's precision and attention to detail.

In this footage, Jaco performs "Donna Lee" live with his Word of Mouth band featuring Peter Erskine, Randy Becker, Bob Mintzer and Othello Molineaux. Get ready for some "wow."