Jon Carin is a Grammy Award winning musician, singer, songwriter and producer who has been a longtime collaborator with Pink Floyd and the solo careers of David Gilmour and Roger Waters. He has also performed and recorded with The Who, Pete Townshend, Eddie Vedder, Kate Bush, Bryan Ferry, Soul Asylum, The Psychedelic Furs and Gipsy Kings to name a few.
As a teenager, Jon Carin started his professional musical career with the band Industry as their lead singer, keyboardist and songwriter. During his time with the band, they had a hit single with “State of the Nation” in 1982, followed by the album Stranger to Stranger. In 1985, he joined Bryan Ferry at Live Aid, where he first played with Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour. Later, Carin would collaborate as a musician and writer on the sessions for Pink Floyd’s A Momentary Lapse of Reason album, receiving credit as a keyboardist on the 1987 release. He is a co-writer of the hit song “Learning to Fly” from that album.
Instrument: Kawai VPC1
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