Who is Jason Gaviati?
Jason Gaviati was born on 27 April 1980, in Westlake Village, California, USA, and is a pianist, best known for his work with acclaimed violinist Lindsey Stirling. The two collaborated together on numerous projects, and he was involved during several of her world tours. He was gaining a lot of ground in the music industry before his untimely passing in 2015.
The Riches of Jason Gaviati
How rich is Jason Gaviati? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is close to $1 million, earned through a successful career in the music industry. His career spanned two decades and he worked with numerous bands throughout this period. All of his achievements ensured the position of his wealth.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Very little is known about Jason’s childhood, and there is limited information about his family as well as his education. There are only a few throwback pictures of his family that have been shared through social media when he was still alive. What is known is that he had developed a strong passion for music at a young age, so much so that he wanted to pursue it later as a career.
He focused on the piano and later learned to play its electronic counterpart, the keyboard; he also composed and produced his own music. He was relatively unknown during the early part of his career, first working with the band called STEFY in 2006; originating in California, it had him on the keyboards, and they released a debut album called “The Orange Album” through Wind-up Records in 2006. They attracted a cult following in the US but their music never really reached international waters except for the UK. The group was eventually dropped from the label, and has since moved on to other projects.
All Time Low
Gaviati then moved to Los Angeles to continue his career, and frequently collaborated with the group called All Time Low. The rock band originating from Baltimore was formed in 2003, and is inspired by the New Found Glory song entitled “Head on Collision”. They have appeared in numerous music festivals, and started earning popularity with their debut EP entitled “The Three Words to Remember in Dealing with the End EP”. During the productions of the band’s albums, Gaviati became highly involved. Some of their most popular projects include “The Party Scene”, “Wrong, It’s Right”, “Nothing Personal”, and “Dirty Work”. They’ve also released several live albums, and have toured around the world.
Jason briefly lived with several of the band’s members during this period, though he was never really credited as an official band member. Their music style typically consisted of numerous types of pop music, and was influenced by music of bands of a similar genre, including Blink-182, Green Day, New Found Glory, and The Get Up Kids.
Jason’s popularity increased significantly when he became the go-to pianist for the violinist Lindsey Stirling’s band, composing and recording music with her, while also appearing with her on various tours. She began her career on YouTube, releasing the music video “Crystallize” which became the eighth most watched video on the website during 2012. She then collaborated with the group Pentatonix for the song “Radioactive”, which won an award at the YouTube Music Awards. In 2014, the release of Lindsey’s songs as well as her versatility to perform numerous genres made her a top selling artist, and one of the most viewed musicians on YouTube.
Her debut album was highly successful in Europe, particularly in Germany where it gained platinum certification, with other certifications from Switzerland, Poland, and Austria. She was nominated during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, and then released her second album entitled “Shatter Me” which got a second spot at the Billboard 200, and won the Top Dance/Electronic Album during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Lindsey and Jason became close friends he became a part of her band, regularly making appearances and helping with recording music. However, things turned towards a vastly different direction while he was on tour with Stirling.
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Sickness and Personal Life
While on a tour in Germany with Lindsey, Gaviati noticed that there was a rapidly increasing swell in his neck region, diagnosed as one of his lymph nodes having enlarged. On his return to the US, a biopsy revealed that he had Burkitt’s lymphoma, a type of cancer that affects the B lymphocytes, named after the surgeon who first described the disease in 1958 while working in Africa. It is usually easily treatable as it affects a lot of youths, however, it becomes a lot more deadly to adults, and is uncommon. He underwent numerous treatments to battle against the disease including numerous sessions of chemotherapy, which initially proved successful and he even reported through his social media that treatment was done. However, just a few days after his release, he went into cardiac arrest and passed away on 21 November 2015.
For his personal life, nothing has been revealed about any romantic relationships in his life. He has never been very public about having a girlfriend, and many sources state that he was single. He focused on his work and had never married.