Deliaphonic Artist Profile // Jerry Dammers (DJ set)

Jerry Dammers

Indian born Jerry Dammers is best known for being the founder member, primary songwriter and keyboard player with The Specials.

Educated in Coventry, he formed the 2 Tone Record label, which helped develop the SKA revival of the 1970s and 1980s. Jerry went on to became an anti-apartheid campaigner, famously writing the song Free Nelson Mandela.

In 2006 Jerry formed the music ensemble The Spatial AKA Orchestra, a project that encompasses many different influences, proving that he continues to challenge music conventions.

Jerry will be playing ambient and electronic “Library Music” including some by Delia Derbyshire.

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