David Pastorius bass lessons

David has played in numerous bands in the Florida region, has toured across the United States with various artists such as Tech N9ne and Pat Travers, appeared in a number of bass guitar related magazines and has released and appeared on several studio albums.

David started playing bass guitar at the age of 15 after being inspired by his high school friend, who had played the Red Hot Chili Peppers cover version of Stevie Wonder song Higher Ground for him.

At the age of 17, David joined his first band FHM (THE FLESHY HEADED MUTANTS) and began to play with local musicians performing Heavy Metal originals and cover songs David had performed on the album Jaco Pastorius Big Band Word of Mouth Revisited, a tribute to Jaco Pastorius, released on August 23, 2003 by Ohio record label Heads Up International. The album featured performances by David along with popular bassists Victor Bailey, Richard Bona, Jeff Carswell, Jimmy Haslip, Christian McBride, Marcus Miller, Gerald Veasley and Victor Wooten.

David Pastorius flies through his bass solo with Pat Travers at The Arts Garage in Delray Beach, Florida

FLORIDA BASS PLAYER ‘DAVID PASTORIUS’ INTERVIEW with Big Ive in the BASSmint, David got mad skills and an awesome BASS, and he’s the nephew of my all time favorite BASSIST Jaco Pastorius