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Jaco Pastorius (1951–1987)

Jaco Pastorius was born on December 1, 1951 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA as John Francis Pastorius III. He was married to Ingrid Muller and Tracy. He died on September 21, 1987 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 1980 Shadows and Light (Video documentary) (performer: "Jaco's Solo") / (writer: "Jaco's Solo")
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 2015 Jaco (Documentary)
 2009 This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s (TV Movie documentary)

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Other than playing in Weather Report, Jaco also performed and recorded with Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Joni Mitchell, Al Di Meola and Mike Stern. He was also involved in a big band solo project Word of Mouth, who released one album in 1981. See more »


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