Jeff Porcaro

Jeff Porcaro

Original Name Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 5 Aug 1992 (aged 38)
Hidden Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Lincoln Terrace, lot 120
Memorial ID 6330 · View Source
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Musician. Born Jeffery Thomas Porcaro in Hartford, Connecticut, he was a session drummer and a founding member of the rock band "Toto". By the 1980s, he was viewed as one of the music industry's top drummers. He toured and recorded with artist to include Boz Scaggs, Steely Dan, Jackson Browne, Michael McDonald, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Michael Jackson and many more. In 1977, he joined singer Bobby Kimball, guitarist Steve Lukather, keyboardist David Paich and bass player David Hungate to form "Toto", which released its self-titled debut album in the fall of 1978. Together they produced the Top 10 hits "Hold the Line", "Rosanna", "Africa", "I Won't Hold You Back" and their album "Toto IV", went triple platinum and won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1982. Into the early 1990s, he continued to record with "Toto" and be a much in-demand session musician. He died in Hidden Hills, California, at age 38.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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