Eddie Jobson's UKZ project started late 2008, early 2009.
The band includes / included Eddie Jobson, Aaron Lippert, Trey Gunn, Alex Machacek and Marco Minneman and released one CDEP in 2009.
A live album followed in 2010.
(2009, cdep, usa, glo digital glo 9000-2) - feat. eddie jobson, trey gunn, alex machacek, marco minneman and aaron lippert
ultimate zero tour - live
(2010, 2cd, ??, glo digital glo 9130-2) - feat. john wetton, tony levin, gerg howe trey gunn, ric fierabracci, simon phillips & marco minneman
2008 12 31, UK
founder Eddie Jobson announced...
EP release: Keyboard and electric-violin legend Eddie Jobson announces a January
6 Internet-release date for the new UKZ band's debut EP entitled Radiation. This
will be INTERNET ONLY and the actual CD/EP release to worldwide retail will
follow in March.
band is also planning a debut concert on Saturday 24 January 2009 in New York
video for the title track "Radiation" will be released this month to
www.ukzband.com Zealots Lounge members. The Zealots Lounge will be a place where
members can get a look behind the scenes and have advance access to UKZ music,
video and concert tickets.
from a self-imposed 27-year retirement from band and touring activity, the
reclusive progressive-music pioneer and 'UK' co-founder set out to find the same
caliber of next-generation musicians for the new UKZ project that would equal or
surpass the talents of his previous colleagues and collaborators-an impressive
list that includes Frank Zappa, Robert Fripp, Bill Bruford, Phil Collins, John
Entwistle, Ian Anderson, Simon Phillips, Terry Bozzio, Allan Holdsworth, and
Tony Levin. Jobson -- who was born and raised in the Durham area of England --
has hand-selected a truly international dream-band of virtuosos from around the
Lippert: a citizen of Belgium, but born and raised in New York-- the
former lead singer and songwriter for Columbia recording artists Expanding
Gunn: a Texas native, currently residing in Seattle -- a ten-year
veteran of King Crimson and the leading exponent of the Warr touch guitar.
Machacek: from Vienna, Austria -- an award-winning guitar prodigy
and composer. Many were hipped to Alex via the Bozzio OUT TRIO with Patrick
O'Hearn on bass.
Minnemann: from Hannover, Germany -- a drumming phenomenon of
unparalleled virtuosity., known to many music fans from his astounding DW
drum clinics and his work with Mike Keneally & Bryan Beller.
for an international 21st-century band that formed on the internet, the group
are working together digitally, exchanging music and video files electronically
from their respective cities. The band members are currently writing and
recording their self-titled debut album.
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