BGT’s Tokio Myers says pal Amy Winehouse gave him the confidence to make it as a musician

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Kingdom’s Got Talent pianist Tokio Myers has revealed pal Amy Winehouse gave him the sureness to make it as a musician.

The BGT semi-finalist, 32, backed Amy Winehouse on her 2007 tour with manufacturer Mr Hudson’s band.

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Contestant Tokio Myers revealed pal Amy Winehouse gave him the reliance to follow his passion

In an interview with The Sun’s Bizare TV pillar, Tokio revealed: “I was super crude back then, so I was really tranquility, shy and had a big afro.

“I remember she would saltation up to me back then so she would sink her head in my hair, she had a lot of love to bestow.”

Tokio is a former session composer who supported Kanye West and is set to break through on tonight’s semi-final.

Speechmaking at the Novotel London Canary Dock launch he added: “She was much a warm person. She was so warm to Each, regardless of who you were. She taught me to vital and breath music and that’s what I’ve appropriated away with me.

“I still fancy about her all the time and have the lanyards from the turn up in my room. Every now and then I carry a moment and feel so blessed and fortunate to have had that opportunity to gain even been close to her. I ambition I’m making her proud.”

Amy passed off in July 2011 from John Barleycorn poisoning.

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Amy Winehouse toured with Tokio in 2007

In a former interview with The Sun, Tokio revealed how he witnessed the savage murder of headmaster Philip Laurentius when he was just 11.

He said: “I was in the classical room practising piano when the doorway gets kicked open and my educator drags me off the stool.

BGT pianist Tokio Myers note 'very lucky' to 'bit his life around' aft his headmaster was stabbed at school

“As I’m carried out I see my master coming into the atrium hard by door.

“I see him collapsing, I see blood, and my euphony teacher is covering my eyes.

“He convoy me out the back and just says, ‘Just go at ease, go’.”

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Schoolmaster Philip Lawrence was murdered piece trying to protect a pupil remote the West London school

Mr Laurentius, 48, died of a single jab wound at St George’s School in Maida Valley, West London, in 1995.

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