Jack Bruce

Jack Bruce

Jack Bruce, composer, bassist, singer and multi-instrumentalist was born in the ship-building, Scottish city of Glasgow to working class parents. his love of music was stimulated by his mother (Scots folk music) and father (jazz). At age sixteen he won a scholarship in cello and composition to the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama of which he now holds an Honorary Doctorate of Music.

He left home at seventeen to seek fame and fortune and travelled around Europe playing with many jazz bands before settling in London. There he played... more