Director Kirk Ryde
is in now filming a documentary exploring the musical journey of
Jumpin' Joz" (Rick Joswick) a drummer,
keyboardist, bassist and vocalist who was a member of the rock & roll
group The One Eyed Jacks.
Members of The One Eyed Jacks included Mike Murphy
(future member of REO Speedwagon), hit songwriter Tom Kelly
("Like A Virgin", "True Colors", "So Emotional"), Hollywood producer and music supervisor
Budd Carr ("Oliver Stone", "Michael Mann", "James Cameron"),
and Hollywood film & TV composer
Barry Fasman ("Fame", "Hellgate", "Star Trek: Shattered Universe").
This band was the first group ever booked by legendary personal manager and record executive
Joz fell in love with swing music from a very young age, and he has fronted
the Jumpin' Joz Band, a driving force of the
Southern California swing scene, for over three decades.