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May 7, 2010

Tribute to Jaco Pastorius a Bass Lover’s Delight

Written by
cindy mcleod

live jazz, Calgary

Jaco Pastorius Poster

Tribute to Jaco Pastorius
Fri & Sat, May 14 & 15
Auburn Lounge, Calgary

Leading Alberta, L.A Bassists Showcased in Concerts

Some of Alberta’s finest jazz bassists come together in performance to celebrate the work of electric bass guitar legend Jaco Pastorius on Friday and Saturday, May 14 & 15 at the Auburn Lounge. Both nights will kick off at 9pm and will feature the music of Pastorius.

Joining Alberta greats Kodi Hutchinson, Rubim de Toledo, Simon Fisk, Greg Carrol, Mark Johnson, John Hyde, John Gray, Stefano Valdo and Brendan Rothwell is special guest Ric Fierabracci of Los Angeles.

Fierabracci is a renowned bassist who has toured and/or recorded with such artists as Chick Corea, Sir Tom Jones, Dave Weckl, Nancy Sinatra, Planet X, and The 5th Dimension. He also appears in Shakira’s music video, “Inevitable”. www.ricfierabracci.com

Fierabracci is also conducting a clinic / master class on Saturday afternoon at the Auburn Lounge (details below).

The Lineup

Friday, May 14 at 9pm
Kodi Hutchinson, Rubim de Toledo, Simon Fisk, Greg Carrol, Mark Johnson, Ric Fierabracci

Saturday, May 15 at 9pm
John Hyde, John Gray, Stefano Valdo, Brendan Rothwell Ric Fierabracci

Master Class / Clinic with Ric
Saturday, May 15 at 11am

Tickets: $20 Show, $20 Clinic
Available in advance at The Auburn Lounge, Bang & Olufsen (129 Stephen Ave Mall), Discovery Music (4, 1215 Lake Sylvan Dr SE) and at the door

more info at 403-803-6962 or info@LoFiMusicProductions.com

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