G . Eddie Jobson

28/4/55: Born in Billingham, Teeside.
Since 62: Classically trained on piano and violin; attends Bede Hall Grammar School.
1971: Accepted at The Royal Academy of Music, but is not old enough to be trained there; joins Fat Grapple; they make their professional debut playing support to Curved Air at the "Mayfair Ballroom" and the "Redcar Jazz Club".
October 72: Joins Curved Air.
1972: Gets to know Bryan Ferry, because their sisters share the same room at college.
Spring 73: Records "Air Cuts" with Curved Air.
July 73: Is asked to join Roxy Music and to play on Ferry's solo LP by Bryan Ferry. Replaces Brian Eno and introduces electric violin into Roxy Music's sound. Stays with the group until 1976. Co-author of "She Sells" and "As The World Turns".
1976: Joins Zappa for a year and an exhaustive tour. Releases solo single "Yesterday Boulevard".
1978: Forms U. K. together with John Wetton. The group splits after three LP's.
1981: Joins Jethro Tull for an album and a tour.
1984: Releases first solo LP under the name "Zinc".
1986: Second solo LP, "Theme of Secrets", is released.
Now (?) Rumour has it that he is working in the computer industry, composing and producing music for programs and games.