The Birthday Concert

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The Birthday Concert
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Live album by Jaco Pastorius
Released September 26, 1995 (1995-09-26)
Recorded December 1, 1981
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 69:24
Label Warner Bros.
Jaco Pastorius chronology
Jazz Street
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The Birthday Concert
(1995)
Another Side of Jaco Pastorius
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Birthday Concert is a live album by Jaco Pastorius releasd posthumously in 1995. It was recorded in Florida in 1981 to celebrate Pastorius's birthday. Guests included his friends, such as Michael Brecker and the Peter Graves Orchestra.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Soul Intro/The Chicken" – 08:01
  2. "Continuum" – 02:34
  3. "Invitation" – 17:42
  4. "Three Views of a Secret" – 05:56
  5. "Liberty City" – 08:12
  6. "Punk Jazz" – 04:35
  7. "Happy Birthday" – 01:48
  8. "Reza" – 10:36
  9. "Domingo" – 05:39
  10. "Band Intros" – 02:38
  11. "Amerika" – 01:43

Personnel[edit]

  • Jaco Pastorius – bass
  • Brett Murphey – trumpet
  • Brian O'Flaherty – trumpet
  • Kenneth Faulk – trumpet
  • Melton Mustafa – trumpet
  • Mike Katz – trombone
  • Russ Freeland – trombone
  • Peter Graves – bass trombone
  • Dave Bargeron – trombone, tuba
  • Jerry Peel – French horn
  • Peter Gordon – French horn
  • Bob Mintzer – bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Randy Emerick – baritone saxophone
  • Dan Bonsanti – saxophone, woodwind
  • Gary Lindsay – saxophone, woodwind
  • Peter Erskine – drums, liner notes
  • Othello Molineaux – steel drums
  • Don Alias – congas
  • Oscar Salas – percussion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "The Birthday Concert - Jaco Pastorius | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 19 July 2011.