Charles Jeremy Jankel (born 16 April 1953), better known as Chaz Jankel, is an English singer, songwriter, arranger, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
|Birth name||Charles Jeremy Jankel|
|Also known as||Chas Jankel|
|Born||16 April 1953|
Stanmore, Middlesex, England
In a music career spanning more than 36 years, Jankel came to prominence in the late 1970s as the guitarist and keyboardist of the rock band Ian Dury and the Blockheads. With Dury, Jankel co-wrote some of the band's best-known songs including "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll", "Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick" and "Reasons to be Cheerful, Part 3".
In addition to his work with the Blockheads, Jankel has had a solo career which has resulted in nine studio albums. He has a long list of credits as both a performer and as songwriter.
- "Chaz Jankel". theblockheads.com.