The kids of bass legend Jaco Pastorius will share the stage with noteworthy Jazz fusion guitarist Randy Bernsen at Alligator Alley this Sunday, August 2. Bernsen, who was a close friend of the elder Pastorius, infuses his guitar work with loads of effects, and is one of the more successful South Florida guitarists, having worked with Jazz greats like Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter. Julius Pastorius will play drums and Felix Pastorius, who plays bass for up-and-coming jam band The Heavy Pets as well as other projects, will play bass. Doors open at 5 p.m. and admission is $7.
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