In a serious case of if-you-build-it-they-will-come, more than 4,000 people turned out Saturday for the grand opening of the Funky Buddha Brewery -- the first commercial craft brewery in Broward County. Not only did they come; they drank almost all the beer. As 6 p.m. neared, hundreds inched close ... More >>
South Florida is about to see its newest urban farm.On Wednesday, Oakland Park City Commissioners unanimously voted to to accept a contract for the Urban Farmer's farm park, in the northern part of Jaco Pastorius Park. See Also:- Andrews Farm: New Urban Farm to Provide Cheap Organic Produce in ... More >>
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.
Exploratory jazz band the Bendy Pastorius Group finds a deeper groove
Celebrating the legacy of an ace bassist and hometown hero
Two new Jaco Pastorius releases hit the streets
Legendary bassist Stanley Clarke releases a jaw-dropping new DVD
Jaco's kids grow up. Someday, they'll get discovered. Last chance in a small venue. Your call.
And gives our ankles a good bite
Why can't family, friends, and fans of the world's greatest bass player get along?
Sometimes awesome live bands also make magic in the studio
Ten albums that'll snap and fizz in your earbuds all winter long
Former Fort Lauderdalian John Medeski comes home for Langerado
Buddy Guy and friends commandeer the Riverwalk all weekend
Looking for a needle in a vinyl haystack? Head to Wilton Manors on Saturdays
Stanley Clarke's five-year plan: quit while he's ahead
Tony Haze travels to the ends of the Earth to bring us the joy of sax
The popularity of jazz superstar Pat Metheny can be a puzzling thing -- especially to Pat Metheny
Felix Pastorius joins his late father's onetime partner to fulfill their funky-fusion destiny
The Stop the Violence Benefit hits this weekend