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Jaco Pastorius

”Jaco” was born John Francis Pastorius III, the first of three sons born to John Francis Pastorius II and Stephanie Katherine Haapala Pastorius. He had Finnish, German, Swedish, and Irish ancestry. Although “Jaco” was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, the family subsequently moved to Fort Lauderdale. Jaco went to elementary and middle school at St. Clement's Catholic School in Wilton Manors, and he was an altar boy at the adjoining church. He went to high school at Northeast High in Oakland Park. He was a talented athlete with skills in football, basketball, and baseball, and he picked up music at an early age. He took the name “Anthony” at his confirmation.

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Albums

Jaco: Original Soundtrack
Jaco: Original...
Legacy Recordings
2015
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Anthology
Anthology
Rhino
2014
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Jaco Pastorius: Modern American Music…Period! The Criteria Sessions
Jaco Pastorius:...
Omnivore Recordings
2014
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Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth
Warner Bros.
2014
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Live In Italy
Live In Italy
Jazzpoint Records
2011
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Jaco Pastorius: The 60th Anniversary Collection
Jaco Pastorius: The...
Warner Bros.
2011
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Videos

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