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Jack Bruce
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Bruce performing in Frankfurt, Germany
28 October 2006
Background information
Birth name John Symon Asher Bruce
Born (1943-05-14)14 May 1943
Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died 25 October 2014(2014-10-25) (aged 71)
Suffolk, England
Genres Progressive rock, jazz fusion, blues rock, psychedelic rock, jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards, harmonica, cello
Years active 1962–2014
Labels EMI, RSO
Associated acts Cream, Blues Incorporated, the Graham Bond Organization, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Manfred Mann, West, Bruce & Laing, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Kip Hanrahan, BBM, Gary Moore, Rocket 88

John Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish musician and composer. He was known as a founder member of the British psychedelic rock power trio, Cream, in the late 1960s. Whilst in the band, Bruce played a fretless bass guitar.

Bruce died on 25 October 2014 from liver disease in Suffolk, England, aged 71.



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