Jeff Ament is an American musician and songwriter born in 1963 in Havre, Montana. He plays the bass guitar and one of the founders for the rock band Pearl Jam. As part of Pearl Jam, he released the albums Ten, Vs., Vitalogy, No Code, Yield, Binaural, Riot Act, Pearl Jam, Backspacer, and Lightning Bolt. The group’s biggest hit singles include Jeremy, Last Kiss, Nothing As It Seems, and Light Years. Awards that Pearl Jam won include four MTV Video Music Awards, a Grammy Award, and four American Music Awards. Ament also released the solo albums Tone and While My Heart Beats.