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BRUCE Jack
(voc,bg,kb)

Personal Data:

Born: 14.05.1943 (Bishopbriggs, Scotland, GB, as John Symon Asher Bruce)
Died: 25.10.2014 (liver problem)
BRUCE Jack (photo)

Appearances:

? Jim McHarg's Scotsville Jazzband
? Alexis Korner Blues Incorporated
1963-10/65 Graham Bond Organization
10/65-? John Mayall's Bluesbreakers
11/65-7/66 Manfred Mann
cca 1966 Powerhouse
7/66-11/68 The Cream
1970 Jack Bruce And Friends
1970-cca 11/70 Lifetime
2/72-cca 2/73 West, Bruce And Laing
12/74-7/75 Jack Bruce Band
cca 2/77 Jack Bruce Band
1/80 Cozy Powell
cca 7/80 Jack Bruce & Friends
1981 Bruce, Lordan & Trower
1981-82 Bruce & Trower
1987 Jack, Anton & Kenji
1987-? Bill Ward Band
cca 1992 Jack Bruce Band
cca 4/94 BBM
cca 5/00 Ringo Starr
1/05-cca 5/05 The Cream
cca 2/12-cca 5/12 Spectrum Road

Former Members:

Larry Coryell (g, 1970); Chris Spedding (g, 9/71-1/72); Steve Hunter (g,kb, 1974); Norman Beaker (g, cca 4/79); Blues Saraceno (g, cca 1992); Dave "Clem" Clempson (g, cca 7/80, cca 5/83); Vernon Reid (g, 12/01)

Dave Lunt (bg,g, cca 4/79)

Mike Mandel (kb, 1970); Graham Bond (kb,sax, 9/71-?); Steve Jaffa (p, cca 4/79); David Sancious (kb, cca 7/80); Ronnie Leahy (kb, cca 5/83); Bernie Worrell (kb, 12/01)

Mitch Mitchell (ds, 1970); John Marshall (ds, 9/71-?); Jim Keltner (ds, 1974); Tim Franks (ds, cca 4/79); Billy Cobham (ds, cca 7/80); Bruce Gary (ds, cca 5/83); Robbie Ameen (ds, 12/01); Richi Flores (ds, 12/01);
El Negro Horacio Hernandez (ds, 12/01)

Art Theman (sax); Dick Heckstall-Smith (sax, cca 4/79); Stuart Butler (sax, cca 4/79)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Songs For A Tailor
featuring: Chris Spedding (g), Jon Hiseman (ds), Dick Heckstall-Smith (sax)
7/1969 Polydor6 55
2.Things We Like
featuring: John McLaughlin (g), Jon Hiseman (ds), Dick Heckstall-Smith (sax)
1/1971 RSO
3.Harmony Row
featuring: Larry Coryell (g), Mike Mandel (kb), Mitch Mitchell (ds)
09.07.1971Polydor
4.Jack Bruce At His Best
(2LP)
4/1973 RSO
5.Out Of The Storm
produced by: Jack Bruce & Andy Johns
featuring: Mick Taylor (g), Carla Bley (p), Ronnie Leahy (kb), Bruce Gary (ds)
29.11.1974RSO
6.I've Always Wanted To Do This
& Friends
featuring: Dave "Clem" Clempson (g), David Sancious (g,kb), Billy Cobham (ds)
12/1980 Epic
7.Once Upon A Time1980
8.Greatest Hits11/1980 Polydor
9.It's Boogie Time1982
10.Automatic1/1987 President
11.Inazuma Supersession - Absolutely Live
& Anton Fier & Kenji Suzuki
1/1988 Epic
12.A Question Of Time
featuring: Vernon Reid (g), Nicky Hopkins (kb), Allan Holdsworth, Ginger Baker (ds)
1/1990 Epic
13.Willpower
(2LP)
7/1989 Polydor
14.The Collection5/1992 Castle
15.Some Thin Els
featuring: Eric Clapton (g), Peter Wiehe (g), Dave "Clem" Clempson (g), Stuart Elliott (ds), Trilok Gurtu (perc), Dick Heckstall-Smith (sax), David Liebman (sax), Maggie Reilly (voc)
3/1993 CMP
16.Cities Of The Heart
(2CD)
featuring: Gary Moore (g,voc), Maggie Reilly (voc), Gary "Mud Bone" Cooper (voc,perc), Dave "Clem" Clempson (g), Dick Heckstall-Smith (sax), Bernie Worrell (kb), Pete Brown (voc,perc), Ginger Baker (ds), Simon Phillips (ds), Gary Husband (ds), Francois Garny (bg), Malcolm Bruce (g,kb), Jonas Bruce (kb), Art Themin (sax), Henry Lowther (tr), John Mumford (tr), Kip Hanrahan
3/1994 CMP
17.This That5/1994 Atonal
18.Monkjack04.09.1995CMP
19.BBC Live In Concert9/1995 Windsong
20.Jack Bruce19.08.1996CMP
21.Shadows In The Air10.07.2001CMC Int'l
22.Doing This ... On Ice!09.10.2001Pilot
23.You Said10.12.2002Spindrift
24.Live at the Canterbury Fayre22.04.2003The Store For Music
25.More Jack Than God23.09.2003Sanctuary
26.Collector's Edition24.05.2005Times Square
27.Jet Set Jewel07.06.2005Universal
28.Bird Alone31.10.2006United States Dist
29.Live in America20.07.2007Let Them Eat Vinyl
30.Seven Moons
& Robin Trower
08.01.2008V-12
31.Spirit: Live at the BBC 1971-197808.04.2008
32.Can You Follow
(box set)
29.07.2008Esoteric
33.Seven Moons Live13.10.2009Ruf
34.Live: 1980-200108.06.2010IMV/Blueline
35.Things to Do Live in Denver14.09.2010Rokarola
36.Live at the Milkyway15.02.2011EMI
37.Live '7508.11.2011Esoteric
38.Jack Bruce & His Big Blues Band: Live 201217.07.2012Concert Live
39.Silver Rails15.04.2014Esoteric Antenna
40.Fields of Forever15.04.2014Esoteric Antenna
41.Rockpalast: The 50th Birthday Concerts02.12.2014Made In
42.The Broadcast Archives: The Early Days17.02.2015Ascot Elite
43.Sunshine of Your Love: A Life in Music23.10.2015Polydor
44.More Jack Than Blues
& HR-Bigband
27.11.2015Made In
45.Songs from the Road
& Robin Trower
11.12.2015Ruf
46.The Lost Tapes29.01.2016Laser Media
47.The Bottom Line Archive24.02.2017The Bottom Line

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.I'm Gettin' Tired / Rootin' And Tootin'12/1965 Polydor
2.The Consult At Sunset / Letter Of Thanks1971 Polydor
3.Keep It Down / Golden Days01.11.1974RSO
4.I Feel Free / Make Love6/1986 Virgin95

Bibliography:

Jack Bruce: Jack Bruce

Awards:

1971 Melody Maker Pop Poll 1971 - Best International Bass Guitarist

Various:

30.4.1977 1st quadro broadcasting ever (BBC 1)

appeared on the LP:

Michael Gibbs: Michael Gibbs (24.4.70, Deram)
Bobby Keyes: Bobby Keyes (1/72, Warner Bros)
Lou Reed: Berlin (5.10.73, RCA)
Frank Zappa: Apostrophe (') (3/74, Discreet)
John McLaughlin: Electric Guitarist (5/78, CBS)
Bernie Marsden: And About Time Too (1979, EMI)
Cozy Powell: Over The Top (11/79, Ariola)
Soft Machine: In The Land Of Cockayne (3/81, EMI)
Bernie Marsden: And About Time Too (22.5.81, EMI)
Cozy Powell: Tilt (11.9.81, Polydor)
Gary Moore: Corridors Of Power (8.10.82, Virgin)
Bill Ward: Ward One: Along The Way (1990, Capitol)
Gov't Mule: The Deep End Vol. 1 (23.10.01, ATO)

Press References:

Big Beng!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
2002110.01.200234Forum kritikumalbum review
Melodie
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
197912 370profile
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1970024.01.197019interview
1970025.04.19703
1970007.11.19702
1971017.07.19713
1971017.07.197136interview
1971018.09.197110
1972029.01.19721
1972012.02.197213interview
19732707.07.197322interview
19744326.10.197424
19744830.11.197442Albumsalbum review
19745121.12.19745News
1975608.02.19755News
19751512.04.19758interview
1977819.02.197716interview
19771723.04.197718Caught In The Actgig review
19773313.08.197724Any Questions?discography
19791414.04.19794News
19791919.05.19793News
19802502.08.198010Caught In The Actgig review
19804306.12.198020Albumsalbum review
1981424.01.198110interview
19812123.05.198133Caught In The Actgig review
19832228.05.198316It's Alivegig review
New Musical Express
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1965026.11.19658News
1966008.04.19666News
1966015.07.19666News
1973005.05.197339Players
1973021.07.197322
1974009.03.19743News Desk
1974016.11.197422Plattersalbum review
1974016.11.197426
1975007.06.197543On The Towngig review
1975012.07.19753News Desk
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1994514.03.19947Galerie
20021 77Novinkyalbum review
20041 69Recenzealbum review