Iqbal Asif Jewel

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Iqbal Asif Jewel
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Iqbal Asif Jewel performing in Seattle, US (October 2012)
Background information
Instruments guitar, vocal
Associated acts Miles, Warfaze, Legend

Iqbal Asif Jewel (Bengali: ইকবাল আসিফ জুয়েল) is a Bangladeshi singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer. He is currently a member of the band Miles.

Career[edit]

Iqbal's first band was Legend, whose first album was Onnobhubon. After the rest of the band left to continue their academic studies, he joined Warfaze, a hard rock band that was one of the first Bangladeshi rock bands to incorporate elements of heavy metal and progressive metal/progressive rock in its songs.[1]

In 1999, Jewel joined Miles, a rock band formed in 1979.

As a solo artist, Jewel has released several albums including an instrumental fusion-rock album X Factor, and a collaboration with long-time friends from other bands; Jewel with the Stars.[2]

Jewel has also produced or mixed several albums, including Sumon's first solo album Shopno gulo tomar moto, and Artcell's second studio album Aniket Prantor.

Jewel released a compilation album, Rock 101, in December 2008. In 2009, Eid al-Fitr Jewel released the dual Rock 202 and Rock 303.

Personal life[edit]

Iqbal has two children - Eshan and Aarya.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Warfaze#Rise to fame; Jibondhara, Ashamajik & the Departures of Sunjoy, Babna Karim & Russell Ali(1994-1998)
  2. ^ Karim, Elita. "As the Stars Collide". Retrieved 28 December 2007.