Jaco Pastorius bio

Birth Name: Jaco Pastorius

Occupation: Guitarist

Place Of Birth: Norristown

Date Of Birth: December 1, 1951

Date Of Death: September 21, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Jaco Pastorius was born on the 1st of December, 1951. He was popular for being a Guitarist. Jazz guitarist, composer, and electric bass who created intricate solos and singing melodies in his works. He worked with artists like Joni Mitchell and was a member of Weather Report.

Jaco Pastorius was born in Norristown. He started out playing drums, but a wrist injury playing football at the age of thirteen that required surgery left him unable to play. He was inducted into the Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame.

Jaco Pastorius was a Sagittarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Jaco Pastorius was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

Jaco Pastorius is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Jaco’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Jaco Pastorius’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jaco Pastorius’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jaco Pastorius kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jaco Pastorius was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jaco Pastorius
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Jaco Pastorius was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Jaco Pastorius was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Jaco Pastorius had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Jaco Pastorius’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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