Jannick "Janik" Top
born on 14/10/1947 in Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Links www.jannicktop.com (French)
Jannick "Janik" Top is a French bass player and composer, born in Marseille. Top plays the electric bass and the cello.
In the 1970s, he was a lead member of the influential zeuhl band Magma, along with Christian Vander and Didier Lockwood. In 1977-1980 he played in the popular electronic project Space.
Since then, he has worked with many other musicians, including session work for Michel Berger, France Gall, Richard Cocciante, Bonnie Tyler, Eurythmics, Ray Charles, Céline Dion as well as live playing and musical direction for shows, including Johnny Hallyday and Starmania. In association with Serge Perathoner, keyboardist, he has also done a variety of film and advertisement musics.
- Mëkanïk Dëstruktïẁ Kömmandöh (1973)