Rosko Gee

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Rosko Gee (also Rosco (e) Gee ) is a Jamaican musician ( bass guitar , keyboard , vocals ) who works in Germany.

Rosko Gee worked in the 1970s in the British rock group Traffic , on whose albums When the Eagle Flies (1974) and The Last Great Traffic Jam (released 2005) he participated. He also played in 1976 in the fusion band Go (with Stomu Yamashta , Steve Winwood , Michael Shrieve , Klaus Schulze and Al Di Meola ). With the ex-traffic percussionist Reebop Kwaku Baah he became a member of the German rock band Can , in which he temporarily replaced Holger Czukay and participated in the Can albums Saw Delight (1977), Out of Reach (1978) and Can (1979). In 1977 he went on tour with Can and was also the band's vocalist. Around 1980 he belonged to the first edition of the phantom band around Jaki Liebezeit and Helmut Zerlett ; In 1983 he recorded an album with the fusion band Zahara , in which Reebop Kwaku Baah, Paul Delph (keyboards) and Bryson Graham (drums) played. From 1995 Gee played as a bassist in the live band of Harald Schmidt's television shows, such as Die Harald Schmidt Show, which was directed by Zerlett .

Gee also played with Alex Oriental Experience , Dave Doran and Thomas Kessler ; He also worked on recordings by Julian Dawson ( The Flood ), Fredy Studer / Christy Doran ( Half a Lifetime ), Kralle Krawinkel , Mike Herting , Vivian Stanshall and Chris Youlden . His current project is the band Rosko Gee & The Hooded Ones . In April 2016 the label perfectzeromusic released the album "My Name Is Fear".

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Individual evidence

  1. Jim DeRogatis: Turn on Your Mind: Four Decades of Great Psychedelic Rock , p. 274
  2. Zahara on Discogs
  3. Rosko Gee in the Internet Movie Database (English)