It has been a week of mixed emotions for the family and friends of Jaco and Ingrid Pastorius. For weeks, the attention had been on a birthday celebration to herald what would have been the gifted bassist's 60th birthday at the Funky Biscuit, but things took on an entirely different light when Ing ... More >>
It seems inevitable that no matter how brilliant an artist, the specter of an untimely death always hangs heavy over any and all accomplishments. Take Janis, Jimi, and Kurt, for example -- each was an innovator, but any discussion of their careers often veers to the subject of their early tragic ... More >>
Ingrid Pastorius, who was married to virtuoso electric bassist Jaco Pastorius between 1979 and 1985, died on Monday from complications following an aortic aneurysm, according to a source close to the family. She was 61.