Tag Archives: Jack Bruce

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Keep Calm And Salute The Beatles

May 14, 2015

Purple Pyramid 2015 Popular Internet meme’s translation into (mostly) unplugged readings of the Fab Four’s fodder. In no deficit of tributes to Liverpool’s finest it takes some guts for another one to stand out, but aren’t guts what acoustic strings … Continue reading

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JACK BRUCE – Cities Of The Heart

January 31, 2015

CMP 1994 / Esoteric 2014 A tuneful birthday bash of one of the most versatile musicians of the last century – with regular suspects and unusual pieces. t had been about a year after Jack Bruce’s actual 50th anniversary when, … Continue reading

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JACK BRUCE – Somethin Els

December 15, 2014

CMP 1993 / Esoteric 2014 Transitional work sees former Creamster cruising from experimental ’80s into a calmer decade. Both innovator and traditionalist, Jack Bruce found it difficult to sail through the plastic production years. This album, recorded in 1986-1992, between … Continue reading

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Jack Bruce deserted cities of the heart

October 25, 2014

Arguably the most influential bassist in rock, Jack Bruce died today. One of a kind, a fantastic musician who brought his academic education and cello mastery to the blues and the most fabulous, operatic singer, Jack’s career encompassed not only CREAM, alongside … Continue reading

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JACK BRUCE – Monkjack

September 20, 2014

CMP 1995 / Esoteric 2014 No bass, no fuss: one of the maestro’s most unusual, and most beautiful, records sees ivory magic in the air. Although Jack Bruce has always been an experimentalist – the “Things We Like” LP, recorded … Continue reading

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