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Jamiroquai

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London, England, United Kingdom (1992 – present)

Jamiroquai is a / band which formed in London, England, United Kingdom in 1992. The band currently consists of Jason ‘Jay Kay’ Cheetham (vocals), Matt Johnson (keyboards), Rob Harris (guitar), Paul Turner (bass), Derrick McKenzie (drums) , Sola Akingbola (percussion), Lorraine McIntosh (backing vocals) and Hazel Fernandez (backing vocals). The name “Jamiroquai” is derived from the Native American Iroquois tribe, with which Kay has said he identifies philosophically, combined with ‘Jam’, as in musical jamming.

After Jay Kay auditioned unsuccessfully to be the singer of the Brand New Heavies, he decided to put together his own band. Jamiroquai’s first single, “When You Gonna Learn?”, was released in 1992 on the Acid Jazz label. Following its success, Kay signed a £1,000,000 eight-album record deal with Sony BMG Music Entertainment. The band enjoys worldwide popularity and is the best-known member of the early-1990s London-based acid jazz movement, alongside groups such as Incognito, Galliano, and Corduroy. Jamiroquai has since, however, moved in other musical directions.

Band Members:
Jason “Jay” Kay - Vocals
Rob Harris - Guitar
Derrick McKenzie - Drums
Paul Turner - Bass
Sola Akingbola - Percussion
Matt Johnson - Keyboards
Lorraine McIntosh - Backing vocals
Hazel Fernandez - Backing vocals

Former Members:
Toby Smith - Keyboards (1992-2002)
Wallis Buchanan - Didgeridoo (1992-2001)
Gavin Dodds - Guitar (1993-1994)
Simon Katz - Guitar (1995-2000)

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  • dirtyeastwood

    New album, new tour, new show in Brazil please :).

    25 May 12:58am Reply
  • infectedmodes

    I don't want the world, I want you...

    22 May 6:15pm Reply
  • ribe94

    c'mon mann!! we want more fantastic funky music!

    12 May 1:42pm Reply
  • Fullmettall

    white knuckle ride

    8 May 1:23am Reply
  • nevermindoh

    музыка для души

    4 May 9:59am Reply
  • Ogelo

    It's almost five years since "Rock Dust Light Star". It's about time, Mr. Kay! [7]

    3 May 9:58am Reply
  • WandererC

    JAMIRYOOO!!!!!

    29 Apr 5:40pm Reply
  • ribe94

    It's almost five years since "Rock Dust Light Star". It's about time, Mr. Kay! [6]

    23 Apr 10:30am Reply
  • Ayslan

    9.084 scrobbles na sua biblioteca <3

    22 Apr 6:24am Reply
  • SouthParkFun

    It's almost five years since "Rock Dust Light Star". It's about time, Mr. Kay! [5]

    20 Apr 3:39pm Reply
  • adrielygoes

    It`s time for a new album!

    19 Apr 5:42pm Reply
  • debbyhayes

    It's almost five years since "Rock Dust Light Star". It's about time, Mr. Kay! [4]

    28 Mar 11:53pm Reply
  • Kaotic13

    NEW ALBUM + TOUR! PLS!!!!!

    24 Mar 10:09pm Reply
  • ribe94

    JAMIROQUAI FANS REQUESTING A NEW ALBUMMMM!! :DDD

    18 Mar 7:21pm Reply
  • x03c6

    I don't want to live in UK because English language is almost TOO influent in this world. Let me live on my little archipelago stuck in the North american ocean for ever.

    9 Mar 12:15am Reply
  • aninharussovsky

    Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful music! [13]

    6 Mar 11:56pm Reply
  • Thanatar18

    The funkiest man alive.... :D

    1 Mar 2:42am Reply
  • Eat-Me-Drink-Me

    NEED NEW ALBUM! NOW!

    26 Feb 12:21am Reply
  • msJBoogie

    It's almost five years since "Rock Dust Light Star". It's about time, Mr. Kay! [3] #neednewmusicnow

    24 Feb 2:58pm Reply
  • forgetmenot

    you know this boogie is for real

    17 Feb 1:14pm Reply
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