Jason Falkner


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Jason Falkner (born June 2, 1968) is an American pop and rock musician. He was a member of the Los Angeles alternative rock group The Three O'Clock during the creation of their final record Vermillion and until their breakup. He then became a member of the San Francisco-based power pop band Jellyfish and later joined the band The Grays, releasing their one and only album titled Ro Sham Bo. In the mid-90s he began his long-standing solo career and continues to work and perform with other artists.

In 1996, he released his first solo album Jason Falkner Presents Author Unknown, which was produced, written, and performed almost entirely by Falkner (the only exception being some guitar overdub done by Alain Johannes). Although it received strong critical reviews, it was not a commercial success. During that same year, he wrote several songs on Brendan Benson's album One Mississippi, and played various instruments on an album released in 1996 by Susanna Hoffs. In 1997, he worked with Eric Matthews on a second album, The Lateness of the Hour, co-producing and assisting on five tracks.

In 1999, Falkner released Can You Still Feel?, another album written and performed as an entire solo effort and was produced with Nigel Godrich. In 2000 Jason was kept very busy, touring and contributing to various projects, including working with and touring as a bassist for the French band Air, and contributing guitar parts to a few Paul McCartney songs. He recorded a song for a tribute album, and played backup on Roger Joseph Manning Jr. and Brian Reitzell's album Logan's Sanctuary.

Jason is credited as performing several instruments on Beck's albums The Information and Modern Guilt from 2006 and 2008. He is currently a part of Beck and St. Vincent's touring bands.

He released his third album I'm OK... You're OK in Japan in 2007. In 2009, he released his fourth album All Quiet on the Noise Floor, again only in Japan. In 2015, he worked with R. Stevie Moore, releasing a collaboration album called Make It Be. Read more about Jason Falkner on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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