Jakko Jakszyk (opens in new tab) had already been member of bands including Level 42 and The Tangent when he got the call from Robert Fripp to join King Crimson. But it was still surreal moment for the player who had been a fan of the prog rock legends for decades.
Here he recounts how he joined and the experience of learning the band's catalogue and playing alongside Fripp.
Jakko Jakszyk releases his new solo album Secrets & Lies on 23 October. For more info visit jakko.com (opens in new tab)