Jakko
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1958-06-08
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Michael Jakszyk, commonly known by his nickname of Jakko (and born Michael Lee Curran, 8 June 1958, London), is an English musician. A multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and record producer, as of 2013 he is the current front-man (although not bandleader), ...

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Michael Jakszyk, commonly known by his nickname of Jakko (and born Michael Lee Curran, 8 June 1958, London), is an English musician. A multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and record producer, as of 2013 he is the current front-man (although not bandleader), lead singer and second guitarist in King Crimson and also pursues a solo career. His work has been variously credited to "Jakko", "Jakko Jakszyk" and "Jakko M. Jakszyk".

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Biography

Michael Jakszyk, commonly known by his nickname of Jakko (and born Michael Lee Curran, 8 June 1958, London), is an English musician. A multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and record producer, as of 2013 he is the current front-man (although not bandleader), lead singer and second guitarist in King Crimson and also pursues a solo career. His work has been variously credited to "Jakko", "Jakko Jakszyk" and "Jakko M. Jakszyk".

As a solo artist, Jakko has released six albums. Prior to joining King Crimson in 2013, he had fronted multiple bands and projects over the course of three-and-a-half decades (including 64 Spoons, Dizrhythmia, 21st Century Schizoid Band, Jakszyk Fripp Collins and Rapid Eye Movement) and had also been a member of Level 42, The Lodge, The Tangent and Warren Harry. He has collaborated with a wide variety of musicians (including Tom Robinson, Peter Blegvad, Danny Thompson, Gavin Harrison, Pandit Dinesh and Dave Stewart) as well as following an extensive and well-respected career as a session musician and soundtrack producer.

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