Tag Archives: Jack Bruce

On February 13, 1986.

On February 13, 1986, “Celluloid Records” label released “Blast of Silence”, the third Golden Palominos studio album. It was recorded in 1985, at “RPM Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Anton Fier.

Personnel:

  • Peter Blegvad– vocals, guitars
  • Carla Bley– piano
  • Jack Bruce– vocals, bass guitar
  • T-Bone Burnett– vocals, guitar
  • Tony Conniff – bass guitar
  • Aïyb Dieng– percussion
  • Don Dixon– vocals, guitar
  • Anton Fier– drums, percussion, additional production
  • Jody Harris– guitar
  • Lisa Herman – piano
  • Robert Kidney – vocals, guitar
  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis– guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– steel guitar
  • Larry Saltzman – acoustic guitar
  • Chris Stamey– bass guitar
  • Syd Straw– vocals
  • Matthew Sweet– vocals
  • Pat Thrall– acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Worrell– Hammond organ
  • Larry Hirsch – recording
  • Don Hünerberg – recording
  • Mike Krowiak – engineering, recording
  • Jeff Lippay – recording

Track listing:

  1. I’ve Been the One – Lowell George
  2. Something Becomes Nothing – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier, Matthew Sweet
  3. The Push and the Shove – Robert Kidney
  4. (Something Else Is) Working Harder – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier, Jody Harris
  5. Angels – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier, Syd Straw
  6. Diamond – Peter Holsapple
  7. Faithless Heart – Don Dixon, Anton Fier, Jody Harris
  8. Work Was New – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier
  9. Stromg, Simple Silence – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier
  10. Brides of Jesus – Lowell George, Bill Payne

 

On October 26, 2019.

On October 26, 2019, Paul Barrere died aged 71. He was musician (guitar) and songwriter. He recorded and performed with Taj Mahal, Jack Bruce, Chicken Legs, Blues Busters, Valerie Carter,  Helen Watson, Chico Hamilton, Robert Palmer, Eikichi Yazawa, and Carly Simon, but was best known as guitarist of Little feat.

 

On October 6, 2019.

On October 6, 2019, Peter Edward “Ginger” Baker died aged 80. He was drummer, credited as pioneer of drumming in rock, jazz fusion and world music, with reputation of “rock’s first superstar drummer”. He was member of Blues Incorporated and Graham Bond Organisation, but he achieved worldwide success as co-founder and drummer of super group Cream, together with Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce. After Cream he was member of Blind Faith and founded Ginger Baker’s Air Force and Ginger Baker’s Energy. He has worked with big number of musicians and music acts such as Gary Moore, Masters of Reality, Public Image Ltd, Hawkwind, Atomic Rooster, Bill Laswell, Charlie Haden and Bill Frisell. Baker has released 18 solo albums.

 

On October 3, 1989.

A_Question_of_Time

On October 3, 1989, “Epic” label released “A Question of Time”, the ninth Jack Bruce studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Jack Bruce and Joe Blaney.

Personnel:

  • Jack Bruce – vocals, bass, keyboards, piano, cello, acoustic guitar, synthesizer, harmonica
  • Jimmy Ripp, Vernon Reid, Albert Collins, Vivian Campbell, Malcolm Bruce – guitar
  • Paul Barrere- slide guitar
  • Allan Holdsworth- guitar, SynthAxe
  • Bernie Worrell- piano, keyboards, Melodica, Hammond organ, synth, Clavinet, backing vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins, Jonas Bruce – piano
  • Dougie Bowne, Ginger Baker, Tony Williams – drums
  • Mark Nauseef- Ghanaian drums, percussion
  • Zakir Hussain– tablas
  • Steve Jordan– percussion
  • The Savage Horns – John Abernathy saxophone
  • Gary “Bone” Cooper – backing vocals
  • The Golden Gate Boys Choir, The SoMa Footlights Chorus – choir

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack Bruce.

  1. Life on Earth
  2. Make Love
  3. No Surrender
  4. Flying
  5. Hey Now Princess
  6. Blues You Can’t Lose
  7. Obsession
  8. Kwela
  9. Let Me Be
  10. Only Playing Games
  11. A Question of Time
  12. Grease the Wheels

On May 5, 2003.

On May 5, 2003, “Polydor” label released “Jet Set Jewel”, the sixth Jack Bruce studio album. It was recorded August-October 1978, at “Chipping Norton Recording Studios” and “Trident Studios”.

Personnel:

  • Jack Bruce – vocals, bass, piano, cello
  • Hughie Burns – guitars, backing vocals
  • Tony Hymas- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Simon Phillips- drums, backing vocals
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith- saxophone

Track listing:

  1. The Boy – Jack Bruce, David Hart
  2. Head in the Sun – Tony Hymas, Pete Brown
  3. Neighbour, Neighbour – Alton Valier
  4. Childsong – Jack Bruce, Tony Hymas, Pete Brown
  5. Jet Set Jewel – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  6. Please – Tony Hymas
  7. Maybe the Dawn – Tony Hymas, Pete Brown
  8. Mickey the Fiddler – Jack Bruce, David Hart
  9. She’s Moving On – Jack Bruce, David Hart
  10. The Best Is Still to Come – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown

On February 23, 1993.

On February 23, 1993, “CMP” label released “Somethin Els”, the tenth Jack Bruce studio album. It was recorded 1986 – 1992, and was produced by Jack Bruce, Kurt Renker and Walter Quintus.

Personnel:

  • Jack Bruce – vocals, bass, piano, keyboards, cello, drums, percussion
  • Eric Clapton, Clem Clempson, Peter Weihe, Ray Gomez – guitar
  • Stuart Elliott, Anton Fier- drums
  • Trilok Gurtu, Mark Nauseef- percussion
  • Dave Liebman, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Uli Lask, Gerd Dudek – saxophone
  • Bruce Fowler- trombone
  • Walt Fowler – trumpet
  • Maggie Reilly- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Waiting on a Word
  2. Willpower
  3. Ships in the Night
  4. Peaces of the East
  5. Close Enough for Love
  6. B. Dawn Blues
  7. Criminality
  8. Child song
  9. FM

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Dunhill” label released “The Grass Is Greener”, the third Colosseum album (released only in US and Canada). It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade– vocals, organ, keyboards
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith– saxophone
  • Jon Hiseman– drums
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson– vocals, guitar
  • Tony Reeves– bass
  • James Litherland – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jumping Off the Sun – Mike Taylor, Dave Tomlin
  2. Lost Angeles – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  3. Elegy – James Litherland
  4. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  5. Rope Ladder to the Moon – Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  6. Bolero – Maurice Ravel
  7. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland
  8. The Grass is Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman