Jason Bonham - biography

Drummer from England

Jason Bonham Jason John Bonham (born 15 July 1966) is an English drummer. Jason's parents are Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham and Pat Phillips. After his father's death in 1980, he played with Led Zeppelin on different occasions, including the Ahmet Ertegün Tribute Concert at The O2 Arena in London in 2007. Bonham first began playing drums at the age of four, and appeared with his father in the film The Song Remains the Same, drumming on a scaled-down kit. At 17, he joined his first band, Airrace. In 1985, he joined Virginia Wolf, making two albums and touring the U.S. supporting the Firm. In 1988, Bonham joined former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page for his Outrider album and tour. In May of the same year, Bonham appeared with the three surviving members of Led Zeppelin for a performance at Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary concert in New York. In 1989, Bonham appeared as a special guest at the Moscow Music Peace Festival, performing the song "Rock and Roll" with many major rock stars of the day. That same year, he formed his own band, Bonham, whose Zeppelin-inflected first release The Disregard of Timekeeping had a hit single, "Wait for You" and the music video for the subsequent single  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Jason John Bonham,Bonham, Jason,Jaosn Bonham
Date of birth
1966-07-15
Place of birth
Dudley
Nationality
England
Parents
John Bonham, Pat Phillips
Spouse(s)
Jan Charteris
Children
Jaz Bonham Jager Bonham
Siblings
Zoë Bonham
Profession
Musician, Drummer, Songwriter, Actor

Performances

Year Performance Character
2009 Rock Prophecies
2001 Rock Star A.C., Steel Dragon Drummer

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