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JAKECALYPSO was born in 1964 inlittle town from north of France.
This will be his first time he will be playing with his band in Brighton.
Since age 13, he likes Rock’n’Roll and Rockabilly. He collects records (than heplays each Sunday on a local radio) and he was the bass guitar in his first teenagerband: THE CORALS (on Mac Records Belgium). He played at the same bill thanJohnny Olenn, Eddie Bond (duets backstage on ‘Flip Flop Mama’) and meets JohnnyCaroll, Mac Curtis, Groovey Joe Poovey, Al Ferrier interviewing for the radioand a local magazine for Rockabilly’s fans !! He saws those idols on stage:Sleepy LaBeef, Carl Perkins, Charlie Feathers, Joe Clay, Glen Glenn and more…
In 1985 herecorded (sung and played all instruments) a single under the name TEDDY BEST. 3originals songs and one dedicated to his favourite singer: Johnny Burnette.Early in the nineties, he created MYSTERY TRAIN. He recorded 2 albums and 3 singleson Rockhouse Records Netherlands (mythic rockabilly label) and Eagle RecordsGermany (Ray Campi, Vernon Taylor). With this band, he played on same stagethan Big Al Downing, Hardrock Gunter, Wanda Jakson, Curtis Gordon and more…Thisband received the congratulations from Dickie Harrell (Gene Vincent’s drummer)after given a tape backstage during a festival in Germany.
For a shortmoment, with the name EVIL JAKE & his 50’s Ghosts, they gave only 3 or 4gigs… But it was amazing! The band played Jackie Lee Cochran, Larry Terry,Peanuts Wilson, Sammy Master and more from underground labels..
In 1999,after the split of MYSTERY TRAIN: the trio HOT CHICKENS naked! A strong bandwith more than 1000 gigs, 4 albums! Opening show before Chuck Berry or in thesame program than Sonny Burgess, Dale Hawkins, Art Adams….
30 yearsafter THE CORALS, back again into the real 50’s for JAKE CALYPSO! His passion!His life! Now at 46 years old! Grand daddy of beautiful baby named CALYPSO (andit’s why he chooses this name). A long experience with the stage ofRock’n’Roll. With lot of respects of originals artists recording for Sun,Meteor, Goldband, Starday, Sarg, Dixie, Marvel, etc…He comes to write andrecord 2 songs: ‘My baby Rocks !’ & ‘My honey bop’ for a limited 45 RPM onhis label: ‘Chickens Records’. The albumwill come soon (only originals songs!). Shows with his band ‘HIS RED HOT’(Chris Gillet on the guitar & T Bone Reilles on the drums) will be on theroad with an Authentic Roots Rockabilly sound. Now on your old record player,listen JAKE CALYPSO & his red hot!
Djs Dave Mumbles Simon Preacher & Little Carl