John ‘Jaco’ Pastorius

John ‘Jaco’ Pastorius
John ‘Jaco’ Pastorius was a brilliant bass player best known for his work with the jazz-fusion group “Weather Report”. His downfall was the demon alcohol, which had an “Edgar Allen Poe” like effect on him. When “Jaco” was on the juice he became uncontrollably violent, verbally abusive and exhibited erratic behavior. On September 21st of 1987 he was beaten to death by a bouncer while being thrown out of a Ft. Lauderdale nightclub. He was 35 years old.

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