METALLICA's TRUJILLO Financing Film About Late Bass Legend JACO PASTORIUS - May 24, 2012
According to USA Today, METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo is financing a movie about the late Grammy-winning jazz bass virtuoso Jaco Pastorius. Tentatively titled "Jaco", the documentary is being directed by Stephen Kijak, who helmed 2010's "Stones In Exile", the 2010 film about the recording of the 1972 THE ROLLING STONES album "Exile On Main St."
"Jaco was my hero growing up," Trujillo tells USA Today. "Hearing him was like hearing Eddie Van Halen doing 'Eruption' for the first time: You thought, 'What instrument is that?' I loved jazz fusion and branched out from there. But Jaco had an edge that far exceeded his ja...
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