Born 8 June 1958

Jakko Biography (Wikipedia)

Michael "Jakko" Jakszyk (born Michael Lee Curran; 8 June 1958) is an English musician, record producer, and actor. As of 2013, he is the current lead singer and second guitarist in King Crimson: an accomplished singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, he also pursues a solo career. His work has been variously credited as "Jakko", "Jakko Jakszyk", and "Jakko M. Jakszyk".

As a solo artist, Jakszyk has released six studio 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 and The Tangent. He has collaborated with a wide variety of musicians (including Tom Robinson, Peter Blegvad, Danny Thompson, Gavin Harrison, Warren Harry, 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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