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About Jaco Pastorius
Between 1976 and 1981, Jaco Pastorius performed with the American jazz group named ‘Weather Report’. During this period, the American bassist helped the group to record a number of albums like “Black Market” and “Heavy Weather”.
However, Pastorius, who was known in outside music as John Francis Anthony Pastorius III, embarked on a solo project and produced his first eponymous album in 1976.
- Stephanie Pastorius (mother)
- Jack Pastorius (father)
He had two younger siblings.
He was a student at the St. Clement's Catholic School.
- Grammy Awards (1977) – “Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist”, “Best Jazz Performance by a Group”
- Grammy Awards (1978) – “Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist”
He was diagnosed with brain hemorrhage in 1987 after sustaining several injuries to his head. He was later pronounced dead after spending some time in coma.
His nickname “Jaco” was coined out of the famous baseball umpire named Jocko Conlan.
His brother referred to him as "Mowgli", a character in the story, “The Jungle Book”.
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Jaco Pastorius' Popularity
Jaco Pastorius was a famous American bass player, songwriter, and producer, who was born on December 1, 1951. As a person born on this date, Jaco Pastorius is listed in our database as the 31st most popular celebrity for the day (December 1) and the 47th most popular for the year (1951).
People born on December 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Jaco Pastorius is the 860th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Jaco Pastorius' birthday, Jaco Pastorius is the 6921st most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
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