Legal name: Charles Jeremy Jankel
Charles Jeremy "Chaz" Jankel (born 16 April 1952) is an English singer, songwriter, arranger, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.
Jankel's music career spans more than 40 years. He came to prominence in the late 1970s as the guitarist, and keyboardist of the rock band Ian Dury and The Blockheads. With Dury, Jankel co-wrote some the band's best-known songs including "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll", "Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick", and "Reasons to be Cheerful, Part 3".
In addition to his work with the Blockheads, Jankel has had a solo career which has resulted in nine studio albums. He has a long list of credits as both a performer and as songwriter.