Who is Jason Slater? Jason Slater Bio/Wiki
Jason Slater was an American musician, record producer, mixer, and songwriter. He was born on March 8, 1971, in Maui, Hawaii.
He grew up in Palo Alto, California, where Jason Slater helped create the Third Eye Blind, Brougham, and Snake River Conspiracy bands.
Yesterday I lost a good friend, friends lost a cool guy and the world lost a great talented musician, rest in peace…
He was 49 years old.
He was Third Eye Blind’s founding bassist. He became the bassist, songwriter, and record producer for the rock bands Snake River Conspiracy, Microdot after his departure with George Lynch, Revenge of the Triads with Charlie Clouser, and Troy Van Leeuwen, as well as Brougham for the rap-rock album.
After leaving Third Eye Blind, the progressive rock band Queensryche released four albums for Slater.
Jason posted this video on YouTube back in 2008, demonstrating the first recording session of Third Eye Blind. After Jason left the band, the band enjoyed much of its success, releasing its self-titled debut album in 1997 and it’s second, ‘Blue,’ in 1999.
Slater died from liver failure at a Maui, Hawaii hospital on December 9, 2020. He was 49 years old.
Alyssa Carlson, the musician’s daughter, shared the sad news with TMZ on Wednesday that her father had suffered from liver failure and died in a hospital in Maui, Hawaii.
Morreu o músico e produtor Jason Slater. Ele tinha 49 anos e sofria de problemas crônicos no fígado. Reconhecido como baixista do Third Eye Blind, trabalhou em discos do Queensrÿche e Slaves On Dope, entre outros. pic.twitter.com/2JAwfpMvKi
— Van do Halen (@VanDoHalen) December 9, 2020
Queensryche is deeply saddened to hear the news of Jason Slater’s passing. A talented musician, producer & engineer, we had the honor of working together on Operation:Mindcrime II, American Soldier & Dedicated To Chaos. Our hearts go out to his family during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/TWbHLU4urk
— Michael Wilton (@MikeoftheRyche) December 10, 2020
Sad to hear about the passing of one of my musical mentors, Jason Slater. I interned for Jason for about a year. During our time working together we composed music for TV, produced albums, and wrote tons of songs together. He will be missed. pic.twitter.com/U15WhzOMkS
— Danny Codella (@mrcodella) December 9, 2020