Festival des musiques progressives de Montreal (FMPM)

Festival des musiques progressives de Montreal (FMPM)

February 05, 2013 08:22 ET

EDDIE JOBSON's Four Decade World Tour: Featuring the Music of Roxy Music, Frank Zappa, Curved Air, UK and More

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2013) -

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FMPM is honored to welcome back EDDIE JOBSON, Saturday April 27, 2012 at the intimate 400-seat Gesù amphitheater. Following a sold-out appearance in 2012 with progressive rock super-group UK, keyboardist and violinist maestro EDDIE JOBSON will take fans on a musical journey spanning his diverse 40-year career featuring the music of Roxy Music, Frank Zappa, Curved Air, UK, UKZ and more including never before played solo material. JOBSON will be joined by an all-star cast of internationally renowned musicians including bassist/vocalist Marc BONILLA (Keith Emerson Band), keyboardist Billy SHERWOOD (Yes), guitarist Alex MACHAREK (UKZ) and drummer Virgil DONATI (Planet X).

Signed at age 17 as a teenage rock prodigy by Warner Bros. as a keyboardist and rock violinist on three Roxy Music albums, JOBSON then replaced George Duke and Jean-Luc Ponty in Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention followed by a stint in Curved Air. By the late 1970's he went on to found super-group UK with bassist/vocalist John Wetton. JOBSON has contributed to more than 60 albums and dozens of videos, and also performed with King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Phil Collins and Yes.

TICKETS: Tickets for reserved seats on sale Saturday February 9 at noon at the Gesù box office at 1200 de Bleury or 514-861-4036, and via Admission at 1-855-790-1245 or www.admission.com. Tickets are $75 including taxes, plus applicable service charges.

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