Biography All Music Guide
All Music Guide:
John Mills-Cockell (piano, organ) founded the worldbeat group Syrinx in 1970 with drummer/vocalist Malcolm Tomlinson, percussionist Allan Wells and saxophonist Doug Pringle. The band released four albums: Syrinx (1970), Long Lost Relatives (1971), Neon Acclerando (1976) and Gateway: A New Music Adventure (1977). Syrinx broke up in 1979, but Mills-Cockell returned a year later with a new project, JFC Heartbeat.