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Born: December 01, 1951 in Norristown, PA.
Died: September 21, 1987 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Jaco Pastorius was a jazz bassist and composer remembered for his style and technique on fretless bass. Apart from his career in the legendary jazz fusion band Weather Report, which won the 1979 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance for the album 8:30 with Pastorius on the bass, he had two Grammy Award nominations for his debut album. He was inducted into Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988, one of only three bassists to be so honored beside Milt Hinton and Ray Brown and the only electric bassist to garner the distinction. Although acclaimed as a musical genius, he also suffered from mental health problems and substance abuse issues that were contributing factors to his death.