BirthdayDecember 1, 1951
BirthplaceNorristown, USA

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  1. About Jaco Pastorius

    Full name: Jaco Pastorius
    Also known as: Jaco Pastorius, Pastorius, Jaco
    Professions: Musician, producer, educator
    Work: Jaco Pastorius, "Portrait of Tracy" from Jaco Pastorius
    Occupation: Musician, composer, producer

  2. Jaco Pastorius Death information

    Died: Monday, 21st of September, 1987 (Age: 35)

  3. Jaco Pastorius Biography

    John Francis Anthony Pastorius III (December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987), known as Jaco Pastorius, was an influential American jazz musician, composer, big band leader and electric bass player. He is best known for his work with Weather Report from 1976 to 1981, as well as work with artists including Joni Mitchell and his own solo projects.His playing was known for its highly technical, Latin-influenced 16th-note funk, lyrical soloing on fretless bass and innovative use of harmonics. He was inducted into the Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988, one of only seven bassists so honored (and the only electric bass guitarist).

  4. Jaco Pastorius Family

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