JACO" tells the story of Jaco Pastorius, a self-taught, larger-than-life musician who single-handedly changed the course of modern music by redefining the sound and the role of the electric bass guitar.

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Stephen Kijak, Paul Marchand (as Mr. Paul Marchand)
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Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius ... Self (archive footage)
Jerry Jemmott Jerry Jemmott ... Self
Robert Trujillo ... Self
Flea ... Self
Juan Alderete Juan Alderete ... Self
Jack Pastorius Jack Pastorius ... Self - Jaco Pastorius' Father (archive footage)
Gregory Pastorius Gregory Pastorius ... Self
Stephanie Pastorius Stephanie Pastorius ... Self - Jaco Pastorius' Mother (archive footage)
Bob Bobbing Bob Bobbing ... Self
Wayne Cochran ... Self (voice)
Randy Emerick Randy Emerick ... Self
Tracy Lee Tracy Lee ... Self (voice)
Armand Sabal-Lecco Armand Sabal-Lecco ... Self
Sting ... Self
Herbie Hancock ... Self
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'JACO' tells the story of Jaco Pastorius, a self-taught, larger-than-life musician who changed the course of modern music. Never-before-seen archive unveils the story of Jaco's life, his music, his demise, and the lasting victory of artistic genius. Directed by Stephen Kijak and Paul Marchand and produced by Metallica bassist, and Pastorius fan Robert Trujillo.

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the best biographical documentary I have ever watched
8 April 2020 | by botfeederSee all my reviews

This movie is brilliant. First of all, Pastorius lived one of the most fascinating lives of any artist in recent history, and that's a prerequisite for making a movie of this caliber. But then you have to execute, to produce a work that is worthy of the subject matter. And they pulled it off. And that took a lot of talent.


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Country:

USA

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English

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3 December 2016 (Japan) See more »

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$800,000 (estimated)
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