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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 10 March 1963Havre, Montana, USA
Birth NameJeffery Allen Ament

Mini Bio (1)

Jeff Ament was born on March 10, 1963 in Havre, Montana, USA as Jeffery Allen Ament.

Trivia (8)

Bass player for the rock band Pearl Jam.
In fall of 2004, as a member of Pearl Jam, he participated in the Vote for Change concert tour organized to encourage the defeat of George W. Bush in the U.S. presidential election.
Took an active role during Pearl Jam's dispute with Ticketmaster in 1994 over prices and surcharges. Along with fellow Pearl Jam member Stone Gossard, he testified before a congressional subcommittee, arguing that Ticketmaster's practices were anti-competitive.
In 1988 founded Mother Love Bone along with Stone Gossard and Bruce Fairweather. They split up due to the untimely death of singer Andrew Wood, in 1990.
Was bassist for the band Green River, commonly considered to be the first grunge band. They disbanded in 1987.
Relocated to Seattle in the early 1980s with his band Deranged Diction.
Studied art and played basketball at the University of Montana.
He is a fan of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden and considers them a major influence. He is also a self-confessed fan of one of Britain's most notoriously "uncool" bands, progressive rock group Marillion, who were a big cult act in the UK and Europe during the 1980s.

Personal Quotes (5)

Every few years I'll party way too much to remind myself what an idiot I am.
People see Eddie [Eddie Vedder] for 20 seconds at the Grammys and think, "Goddamn, he must be like this all the time". I feel sorry for his friends.
[on Marillion's 1987 album] I love Clutching At Straws.
Flea can play circles around me, but hoops are another matter...
My dad and mom did lots of volunteering for many community projects when I was growing up...being mayor was a thankless job for my dad, but he wanted to contribute, so he did....I had to be on my best behavior being the mayor's kid and I had the shortest hair being the barber's kid...

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