British singer-songwriter Joe Jackson is a multi talented artist who doesn’t believe in musical compartmentalization. Throughout a career that spans over forty years, Jackson has effortlessly forayed into genres like new wave, blues, reggae, punk, salsa, jazz, progressive rock and even classical music. At the end of the seventies, thanks in part to his creative versatility, he catapulted to the vanguard of pop music with his debut album Look Sharp! and he has stayed there ever since. Moreover, songs like Is She Really Going Out With Him, Real Men and the gorgeous Slow Song have become classics. Early this year Jackson released his twentieth studio album, Fool. In his own unique, intriguing way he uses lyrics on this album to explore real-life issues like joy and loss. Jackson has only performed once before at North Sea Jazz, so this is a real chance to see him live on stage, in top form, as he takes you on a journey across four decades.