According to the Internet sources given below, John Gerard "Jez" Lowe was born and raised in County Durham, in a family with Irish roots. His compositions deal mostly with daily life in North-East England, particularly in his hometown of Easington Colliery.
He describes himself as a Sony Award winning songwriter from County Durham. Lowe performs in the BBC series Radio Ballads, with the Bad Pennies, The Pitman Poets
, Benny Graham
, Billy Mitchell
) and The Broonzies recording some 23 albums, the first Jez Lowe
(1980) and the latest The Janus Game
||Performer's home page.
||Biography by wikipedia.org.