Watch Bryan Ladd Perform Jaco Pastorius, Outkast, and Stevie Wonder Arrangements (VIDEO)

Bryan has had the honor of performing at many prestigious musical events throughout the country, including the 2005 Monterey Jazz Festival, The 2006 Next Generation Festival, and The 2007 NYC Musical Theater festival. He currently resides in New York City and is a regular performer on the nightclub circuit.
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Based in New York City, Bryan Ladd has been on the touring and recording circuit for nearly ten years. In addition to leading his own project, Bryan is a member of the electro-soul-jazz group Progger whose 2016 album "Scattering" was just released on Ropeadope Records.

Bryan has also performed and recorded with artists including Alyson Williams, Ari Hoeing, Vivian Green, Melba Moore, Cliff Almond, Melissa Morgan, Mike Mainieri, Gordon Chambers, Jonathan Scales, Kenwood Dennard and many more.

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Learn to Play: Riffs in the Key of Jaco Pastorius

Jaco Pastorius needs no introduction. He was an innovator, a virtuoso of monstrous proportions, and a truly unique personality. Self-taught on multiple instruments (bass included), Jaco overcame an early and debilitating arm injury, a youth of poverty, and an initial backlash to his bass technique to become the legendary musician he's remembered as today.

Check Out Rare Jaco Pastorius Performances on 'Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981'

Recorded "completely, totally, unapologetically and insanely live" during Weather Report's mythic concert heydays from 1978-1981, The Legendary Live Tapes showcases the group's classic line-up of Joe Zawinul (keyboards), Wayne Shorter (saxophone), Jaco Pastorius (electric bass), Peter Erskine (drums) and Robert Thomas, Jr. (Hand Drums) at the peak of their collective powers.