Jaco’s World, Monterey Jazz, 2015

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Tierney Sutton and Grammy-award winning composer-arranger Vince Mendoza, as seen  during the “Jaco’s World” all-star big band tribute to the late Jaco Pastorius, Monterey Jazz Festival, 2015.

Sutton was guest vocalist on “Dry Cleaner from Des Moines”; a Jaco-arranged tune for Joni Mitchell on her 1979 Mingus album.

Below, the official “passing of the bass” from Will Lee to Christian McBride

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Photographs copyright Ken Hunt and Whole Earth Images.

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