Rick Wakeman Collaborates with Jah Wobble and Chester Thompson on Fresh Track “Io”

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Wakeman, Wobble, and Thompson Contribute to Upcoming “The Fusion Syndicate” Album Releasing in September

Rick Wakeman, alongside former PiL bassist Jah Wobble and former Frank Zappa, Weather Report, and Genesis drummer Chester Thompson, has united to create a dynamic track titled “Io.” The track boasts an energetic Wakeman keyboard solo that drives its power, creating a formidable musical experience. You can enjoy the track below.

“Io” is part of the upcoming album “A Speedway On Saturn’s Rings” by The Fusion Syndicate. The album, set to be released through Cleopatra Records on September 22, showcases a stellar lineup of musicians. Notable appearances include Al Di Meola, Jerry Goodman (Weather Report), Jan Akkerman, Bootsy Collins, Didier Malherbe (Gong), Steve Stevens, Chris Poland (Megadeth), Alphonso Johnson (Weather Report), and more.

The inception of The Fusion Syndicate dates back to 2012 when they introduced themselves with the release of their eponymous studio album. This debut album was crafted under the production of Billy Sherwood, renowned bassist of Yes. Following a similar approach as Sherwood’s The Prog Collective series, The Fusion Syndicate brings together musicians from the realms of progressive and jazz fusion, culminating in the creation of fresh fusion-oriented compositions.