Edwin Jobson is an English keyboardist and violinist noted for his use of synthesizers. He has been a member of several progressive rock bands, including Curved Air, Roxy Music, U.K., Jethro Tull and Yes. He was also part of Frank Zappa's band in 1976–77. Aside from his keyboard work Jobson has also gained acclaim for his violin playing. He won the "Lifetime Achievement" award at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards. In March 2019 Eddie Jobson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Roxy Music.
|Birth name||Edwin Jobson|
|Born||April 28, 1955, Billingham, England|
|Genres||Progressive rock, experimental rock, art rock|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, producer|
|Instruments||Violin, keyboards, vocals|
|Labels||Capitol, EMI, Private, Globe Music|
|Associated acts||U.K, Jethro Tull, Roxy Music, Frank Zappa, UKZ, Yes|
|Website||Eddie Jobson's Official site|
|IMDb||Eddie Jobson's IMDb|
English keyboard player and violinist who played in several notable progressive rock bands, including Roxy Music, Jethro Tull, and Yes.
He met the qualifications for admittance into the Royal Academy of Music, but had to wait a year before attending because of his age.
He also scored films and television shows, including almost 100 episodes of the television series Nash Bridges.
He was born in Billingham, England.
He also played with Frank Zappa from 1976 to 1977.
- Roxy Music members
- Jethro Tull (band) members
- Curved Air members
- British rock violinists
- Private Music artists
- English rock keyboardists
- British expatriates in the United States
- 21st-century violinists
Latest information about Eddie Jobson updated on June 14 2021.