Arguably one of the most innovative and influential bass players of all time.
His playing style was noteworthy for containing intricate solos in the higher register and for the “singing” quality he achieved on the fretless bass. His innovations also included the use of harmonics. Pastorius suffered from mental illness including a substance-related disorder, and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1982. He died in 1987 at age 35 following a violent altercation at a Fort Lauderdale bar. ~Wikipedia
Jaco … we miss you … you went too young!
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