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Jakko Jakszyk chats with Matthew Wright

Jakko Jakszyk
(Image credit: Jakko Jakszyk)

King Crimson singer and guitarist Jakko Jakszyk recently sat down with the former Progressive Music Awards host and television and radio presenter Matthew Wright for a series of chats, the first of which you can watch in full below.

Jakszyk is releasing his new solo album Secrets & Lies through InsideOut Music on October 23. The new album features guest contributions from Jaksyk's King Crimson bandmates Robert Fripp, Gavin Harrison, Tony Levin & Mel Collins, as well as appearances from John Giblin (Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, Simple Minds), Mark King (Level 42), Peter Hammill (Van der Graaf Generator) and Al Murray.

"I had the chance to sit down with TV presenter, and previous Prog Awards host Matthew Wright to talk in-depth about my new record Secrets & Lies," says Jakko.

Jakko has previously released a video from Secrets & Lies for It Would All Make Sense.

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.