Jaka started playing drums at the age of 14, after 3 years of learning the guitar in music school.
Cresceu com a música, e em especial com a bateria, sempre por perto onde foi adquirindo uma linguagem própria através de um caminho autodidático.
Eric Valentine is a noted musician in contemporary jazz/fusion and rock circles who is recently busy playing on the “G3” tour with Steve Vai.
Born in 1956 in New Haven, Connecticut, Mickey took up drums when he was 11 and played with local bands. His early inspirations ranged from Ringo Starr and John Bonham through to Chicago’s Danny Seraphine and – under the influence of his older brothers – the classic R’n’B of Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding and James Brown.