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Jakko M. Jakszyk


b. Michael Lee Curran, 8 June 1958, Highgate, London, Britain. As an adolescent Jaksyzk’s intentions had been to become professional soccer participant, but he failed his trial with Watford SOCCER TEAM. Already playing electric guitar in his bedroom, he also liked acting, and became a member of the National Youngsters Theatre at age 14. His initial band, IMMEDIATELY AFTER, was shaped a year afterwards. In 1975 this trio emerged third inside a Melody Manufacturer National Rock and roll Competition. After numerous dead end careers he eventually discovered acting function after leaving college, moving on towards the 64 Spoons troupe, whose relationship of punk rock and roll attitude with traditional musicianship and bawdy, music hall humour had been a memorable view round the smaller venues of Britain. With the Spoons Jakszyk fulfilled Dave Stewart, with whom he toured Britain and European countries, before showing up on Stewart’s documenting with Colin Blunstone and Barbara Gaskin. He authorized a single recording agreement with Chiswick Information in 1981. Some singles ensued while an recording, Silesia, premiered just in Germany. Jakszyk after that moved to Stiff Information to get more singles another recording. By 1985 Jakszyk experienced joined Tag Dean’s Innervision/MDM record label for recording number 3. In 1987 he created an all-acoustic indo-fusion music group titled Dizrhythmia, including Danny Thompson on twice bass and different Indian classical music artists. A self-titled recording, for Antilles Information, found crucial favour both in the united kingdom and USA. Jakszyk after that moved to NY to become listed on avant garde music group the Lodge, whose staff included ex-Henry Cow users John Greaves and Peter Blegvad, plus Anton Fier of the Golden Palominos on drums. After adding to and organizing materials on Sam Dark brown’s Stop recording, before becoming a member of with Tom Robinson to tour and co-write the recording We NEVER REALLY HAD It SO EXCELLENT. He became a member of Level 42 as lead guitarist in 1991, where time his program credits included Golf swing Out Sister, Gary Moore and Mica Paris. In June 1994, the Resurgence label released Kingdom Of Dirt, a mini-album documented with three ex-members of Japan, Richard Barbieri, Steven Jansen and Mick Karn. It had been accompanied by Jaksyzk’s single recording, Mustard Gas And Roses. Jakszyk in addition has produced several functions, appeared on tv programs including French And Saunders and Parrots OF THE Feather, and discussed music broadly in such organs as Melody Manufacturer and Musician’s Just. His tv incidental music continues to be heard around the Bafta-nominated Chef, Jo Brand’s WITH THE Cakehole and Parrots OF THE Feather.

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Full Name Jakko Jakszyk
Profession Actor, Musician, Music Producer
Nationality British
Spouse Amanda Giles
Music Groups King Crimson, 21st Century Schizoid Band, Level 42, The Tangent, 64 Spoons
Music Songs One More Red Nightmare, My Father's Shoes, Two Rope Swings, She Can't Help Herself, With a Little Love, If You Were Mine, A Place in the Queue, Seven Years, A Kinder Eye, Lasso the Moon, Guaranteed, As Years Go By, Adrian and Robert, Prince Rupert’s Lament, Radical Action, The Light of Day
Albums A Scarcity of Miracles, The Bruised Romantic Glee Club, Mustard Gas and Roses, Kingdom of Dust, The Road to Ballina, Are My Ears on Wrong?, Waves Sweep the Sand, Radical Action to Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind
Movies 21st Century Schizoid Band: Live in Japan

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Sir Lenny Henry: The Cops Don't Know 2016 Short backing vocals / guitar and bass / songwriter
Playing the Moldovans at Tennis 2012 Irish low whistle
Jo Brand Through the Cakehole 1994 TV Series composer - 1 episode
Chef! 1993-1994 TV Series composer - 8 episodes
Birds of a Feather 1993 TV Series composer - 4 episodes



Sir Lenny Henry: The Cops Don't Know 2016 Short
Chef! 1996 TV Series 1 episode
Hard Cases 1988 TV Series 6 episodes



Birds of a Feather 1993 TV Series D.J.
French and Saunders 1993 TV Series
In Dreams 1992 TV Movie Engineer
Roll Over Beethoven 1985 TV Series Jules



Playing the Moldovans at Tennis 2012 performer: "This World Belongs to You"

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