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JOE JACKSON

- 1978
COUNTRY:
UNITED KINGDOM
GENRE(S):
ROCK
SIMILAR BANDS:
PETER HAMMILL, WILLIAM SHELLER, THE BEATLES, KATE BUSH, BLONDIE
Joe Jackson is a British musician known for his prolific and diverse career, spanning different musical genres such as pop, rock, new wave, jazz and classical.
TORPEDO - 24.11.2023
Joe Jackson is a British musician born on August 11, 1954 in Burton upon Trent, England. Born into a musical family, he began playing the piano at an early age. He studied composition and conducting at London's Royal Academy of Music, but his passion for pop music eventually led him to embark on a career as a solo artist.

In 1979, Joe Jackson released his first album, entitled "Look Sharp!", to immediate success. The album was packed with energetic, hard-hitting songs, such as 'Is She Really Going Out with Him?' and 'Sunday Papers'. He was considered one of the pioneers of the new wave movement and contributed to its success.

In the years that followed, Joe Jackson continued to release albums exploring different sounds and musical styles. His 1982 album, "Night and Day", was particularly notable for its jazz influences and world music elements, and included the hit 'Steppin' Out', which has become one of his most iconic songs.

Throughout his career, Joe Jackson has demonstrated his versatility and talent as a singer-songwriter. He has released albums in a variety of genres, including experimental rock with "Big World" (1986), jazz with "Jumpin' Jive" (1981), and even classical music with "Will Power" (1987), an orchestral composition.

In addition to his solo career, Joe Jackson has also collaborated with other artists and taken part in various musical projects. He has worked with such renowned musicians as Todd Rundgren, Suzanne Vega and Iggy Pop, and participated in film music recordings.

With a career spanning several decades, Joe Jackson has maintained a constant artistic relevance, evolving with musical trends while remaining true to his distinctive musical identity.

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