Lower Manhattan, New York, New York, United States by Chung123 Jaco basketball and bass At Washington Square Diner (150 W 4th St, NY), arguably the world's greatest bass player of his time...From 1982-86 era, when Jaco Pastorius (pictured) was homeless in Greenwich Village Photo by Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers). Jaco looks dressed up for basketball. He played at The Cage (West 4th Street Courts at 6th Ave). There are stories of how much energy Jaco had. He just couldn't stop not even during breaks.