Jaco Pastorius Birthday Celebration featuring bassist Shannon Hoover
- Thursday, December 1, 2022
- Tickets on Sale now - Please Call the Venue at 828-575-2737 for Dinner Reservations and Tickets
- Seated Concert with Dinner - reservations highly recommended. Please call the venue for tickets and reservations. 828-575-2737
Bassist Shannon Hoover, from Greenville, SC will feature a special birthday tribute to the legendary Jaco Pastorius (Dec 1st, 1951-September 21, 1987)! The band will play original music by Jaco, Weather Report, and other collaborations.
Come enjoy an evening of live music, food and drinks at Isis Music Hall. Advanced Reservations are highly recommended.
Shannon Hoover, from Greenville SC, plays electric and acoustic bass, piano, and brass. A graduate of Anderson University(SC) in 2004, Shannon has a B.A. in Double Bass Performance (minors in piano and education) and is currently a freelance performer, composer, private instructor, clinician, and music director / co-founder of The Greenville Jazz Collective. He teaches private lessons in Greenville at and online. He has taught music for over 20 years to students of all ages and levels, including adjunct positions at the university level for over 10 years. Shannon is also a teaching artist with the SC Arts Commision.
Shannon plays many styles, focusing on jazz, classical, and world music. Recently, Shannon has had the opportunity to play with Victor Wooten, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Branford Marsalis, Harry Kim, Ike Stubblefield, Vincent Gardner, Lizz Wright, Jiggs Whigham, John Ellis, Kobie Watkins, Ron McCurdy, Col. Bruce Hampton, Craig Wagner, Adam Nitti, Justin Stanton, Bob Moses, Ranky Tanky, Chris Vadala, Terreon Gully, Geoff Achison, Buzz Amato, Jeff Sipe, Derek Trucks, Mondre Moffett, Edwin McCain, Delfeayo Marsalis, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Veronica Swift, Pharez Whitted, Dionne Warwick, Yonrico Scott, Bill Evans, Kofi Burbridge, Chris Bullock, Scotty Anderson, Walter Blanding, Jr., Roy "Futureman" Wooten, Jason Marsalis, Mondre Moffett and Clarence Clemons.
Shannon released a CD entitled "Follow Me" in October 2012, featuring original compositions and has recorded with many other artists as a sideman. He has been busy the last few years building a foundation for jazz in Greenville, SC. Shannon is music director of a newly formed non- profit organization, the Greenville Jazz Collective, which he co-founded in 2012. The group promotes jazz awareness and education in the Greenville area, reaching out to local schools and the public with concerts, camps, and clinics.
Shannon has been working on several new recording projects, including a second studio album of original compositions, a solo electric bass album, and a bass method book. He also is music director for the Sharon Jones Tribute Band, Jaco Pastorius Tribute, along with a newly-formed Curtis Mayfield Tribute to the "Superfly" album featuring vocalist Datrian Johnson.