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 performing in Frankfurt, Germany
28 October 2006
|Birth name||John Symon Asher Bruce|
|Born||14 May 1943|
Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland
|Died||25 October 2014 (aged 71)|
|Genres||Progressive rock, jazz fusion, blues rock, psychedelic rock, jazz|
|Instruments||Vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards, harmonica, cello|
|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|
- "Jack Bruce Dead: Bassist for Cream dies at age 71". Hollywood Reporter.com. 25 October 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2014.