양재인 (Jane/재인) - Guitarist, Composer, Producer, Professor
His original name is Yang Jae In. His nick name and working name is Jane in South Korea. So, in English-speaking countries, people think that he is a woman by his name.
He Jane was born in Aug 16 1979 in South Korea.
In 2001, he made his debut in South Korea with the modern rock band ‘Yellowcon’.
From this point on, He began to record and make public appearances.
He quit his band because he had to join the army.
Korean men are eligible to be drafted from the age of eighteen.
From 2002 to 2004, he played the guitar at the Ministry of National Defense Military Band.
After discharge from the army since 2004 he has been a guitarist for the band Common Ground. The band Common Ground is a funk band whose main focus is horn sections, and it has a unique position in Korea. The band has so far released four full-length albums, one EP and several singles. Due to this band activity, he is well known in South Korea as a guitarist who plays the rhythm guitar well.
While playing in this band, he gave several K-pop artists a performance feature. (Jay Park, Girls Generation, Stella Jang, Sam Kim, Jung Seung Hwan, Soprano Sumi Jo, etc.)
Since 2006, he has been an official artist of Yamaha Music Korea.
Since 2015, he has been an official artist of A3 Stomp Box.
He played the guitar on SNL Korea (‘Saturday Night Live’ lisenced), which runs live from 10 p.m. every Saturday night on Channel tvN. (2012 ~ 2018. It is now over.)
Since 2009, he has been a guest guitarist for the band Peppertones. In the band Peppertones, he plays guitar and chorus. Since third album, He has participated in almost all guitar recordings and arranged some songs.
In addition to band activities, he is also performing solo and released his first solo album in 2012. (Jane’s Jam Track vol.1)
It became an issue in 2015 by releasing a collaboration song ‘West Coast Drive’ with a world-famous guitarist Paul Jackson, Jr.
Since then, it has been performing high-quality music through music work with world-class artists such as Oz Noy, Jimmy Haslip, etc.)
Since 2015, he has been the guitar director of Sam Kim, Kwon Jin-ah and Jung Seung-hwan, artists of Antenna Music and Stella Jang of Grand Line Entertainment.
He's not only involved in guitar-directing, he's involved in the work of these artists' albums, he's also helping them play in live concerts.
He has been a professor at Meongji College, Applied Music since 2015.
He is currently still appearing in various festivals and broadcasts and is playing guitar-directing by K-pop artists.