Stuart Zender is a bassist best known for his work with Jamiroquai, where he was bassist from 1992 to 1998. Born Stuart ‘Patrick Jude' Zender on March 18th, 1974 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. At age 7, he moved to the United States as his stepfather was transferred to work near Philadelphia. He grew up in Norristown until he was 15, when he would move back to the UK. He left school when he was 16 and went straight in to music by working as a light man for the punk-circus outfit Archaos.