1. Hear Eric Clapton's Gentle Tribute to Jack Bruce, 'For Jack'

    October 28, 2014 8:27 PM EDT Following the death of Cream 's Jack Bruce last week, his former bandmate Eric Clapton has shared an instrumental song dedicated to his friend.  Jack Bruce Fondly Remembered by Cream Bandmates Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker Clapton posted the ...

  2. Jack Bruce Fondly Remembered by Cream Bandmates Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker

    October 26, 2014 3:38 PM EDT Following the death of Cream bassist Jack Bruce , numerous musical artists have shared their memories and condolences, including former Cream guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker . Jack Bruce, Cream Bassist, Bandleader and Solo Musician ...

  3. Jack Bruce Remembered by Fellow Bassists and Musicians on Social Media

    October 25, 2014 2:03 PM EDT As news broke of Cream bassist Jack Bruce ’s death on Saturday (Oct. 25) at the age of 71, the music world paid tribute to the virtuoso bassist, bandleader, songwriter and singer on social media. Jack Bruce, Cream Bassist, Bandleader and Solo M ...

  4. Jack Bruce, Cream Bassist, Bandleader and Solo Musician: An Appreciation

    October 25, 2014 1:10 PM EDT Jack Bruce , the virtuoso bassist, bandleader, songwriter and singer best known for his tenure with Cream during the 1960s, passed away Saturday (Oct. 24) at the age of 71. Jack Bruce, Bassist for Cream, Dies at 71 A message on Bruce's offici ...

  5. Jack Bruce, Bassist for Cream, Dies at 71

    October 25, 2014 12:04 PM EDT British musician Jack Bruce , best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream , has died. He was 71. Jack Bruce, 'Reach for the Night': Song Premiere From Cream Star's First Album in a Decade Publicist Claire Singers said Satur ...

  6. Jack Bruce, 'Reach for the Night': Song Premiere From Cream Star's First Album in a Decade

    April 10, 2014 10:06 AM EDT 2.329 k 35 0 Jack Bruce acknowledges that he felt some mild apprehension in making "Silver Rails," his first solo studio album in a decade. But those were quickly allayed once he started putting pen to paper with lyrcists such as his wife, Margr ...

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  8. Living Colour is 'Re-Thinking Blues and Its Relationship To Metal'

    July 09, 2012 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Living Colour is "definitely working towards making another record this year" to follow up 2009's "The Chair in the Doorway," according to guitarist Vernon Reid. And the quartet already has an idea what its "next statem ...

  9. Backbeat: Bill Cosby Helms His Last Playboy Jazz Festival

    June 18, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Hugh Hefner, who just celebrated his 86th birthday, answers questions backstage. (Photo: Gail Mitchell) Wearing a white shirt emblazoned with the phrases "30 ½ years" on the back and "thank you" on the sleeves, comedian Bill Co ...

  10. Spectrum Road Not Just a Tribute Act, Taking It To 'The Next Level'

    May 16, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 With two original songs on their upcoming debut album, the members of Spectrum Road are confident it will be more than a one-off supergroup according to bassist Jack Bruce. "It started off as kind of a tribute but entered into a band -- John Me ...

  11. Ginger Baker Film Wins Top Documentary Prize at SXSW

    March 14, 2012 11:06 AM EDT Ginger Baker documentary, "Beware of Mr. Baker" SXSW Preview from Jay Bulger on Vimeo . Jay Bulger's documentary on drummer Ginger Baker, "Beware of Mr. Baker," won the Documentary Grand Jury prize Tuesday night, but where ...

  12. Members of Cream, Living Colour Unite for Album

    February 23, 2012 9:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Jack Bruce, Vernon Reid, John Medeski & Cindy Blackman Santana's Spectrum Road to Drop Debut, Play Bonnaroo in June A new supergroup is heading to Bonnaroo. The festival will see the summer performance debut of Spectrum Road, a new quartet ...

  13. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:26 PM EST Radiohead, Phish, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  14. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  15. Drake, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg & More at 2011 BMI Urban Awards: Watch

    August 27, 2011 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hollywood's grand Pantages Theater, a former home of the Academy Awards, was the backdrop for BMI's annual Urban Awards (Aug. 26). As tourists and lookie-loos shouted from the sidewalks or while cruising down Hollywood Boulevard, artists, ...

  16. May 14, 2009

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Geri Halliwell of the Spice Girls and her boyfriend, Sacha Gervasi, welcome their first daughter, Bluebell Madonna Halliwell, in London. 2005 – Bluegrass vocalist Jimmy Martin dies of bladder cancer in Nashville at the age of 77. 2005 – No. 1 ...

  17. May 11, 2009

    May 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Drummer John Rutsey, formerly of Rush, dies from a diabetes-related heart attack in his sleep at the age of 55. 2006 – Guitarist Dave Baksh announces he is leaving Sum 41 to pursue his career with his second band, Brown Brigade. 2004 – R& ...

  18. Jack Bruce Hopeful For Fresh Cream Shows

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The three members of Cream plan to gather again in October, but whether they'll play music together is up in the air. The three members of Cream plan to gather again in October, but whether they'll play music together is up in the air. Jac ...

  19. Jack Bruce, The Animals, The Turtles Lead 2008 Hippiefest

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jack Bruce of Cream, Eric Burdon and the Animals, and The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie will lead the lineup of the third installment of Hippiefest. Jack Bruce of Cream, Eric Burdon and the Animals, and The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie will ...

  20. Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp Going On Tour

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp, which matches ordinary people with rock star counselors who teach them the ins and outs of writing and performing music, will launch a 25-city club tour this summer, founder Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp, whi ...

  21. Unreleased Tunes Revived For Jagger Collection

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A handful of unreleased tracks will enrich "The Very Best of Mick Jagger," due Oct. 2 via Atlantic/Rhino. A handful of unreleased tracks will enrich "The Very Best of Mick Jagger," due Oct. 2 via Atlantic/Rhino. Chief among them ...

  22. Music On TV: July 23 - July 29

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 23 - July 29, 2007. MONDAY, July 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Kellie Pickler, Sara Moulton, Tory Johnson. "Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Lifehouse, Mario L ...

  23. Bruce: Cream Reuniting Again In 2007

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jack Bruce says Cream is once again rising to the top. The bassist for the legendary rock group told the Associated Press today (May 24) that he agreed recently to play an unspecified show or shows la Jack Bruce says Cream is once again rising to th ...

  24. Cream Regrouping For More Shows

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Legendary rock trio Cream, which reunited last year for a handful of concerts in London and New York after a bitter breakup in 1968, has scheduled more shows, according to vocalist/bassist Jack Bruce. Legendary rock trio Cream, which reunited last y ...

  25. Elektra Vaults Emptied For New Series

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Collectors' Choice Music has set a Feb. 21 release date for reissues of 15 rarities from the Elektra archive, including material by Eric Clapton's supergroup Powerhouse, Lovin' Spoonful, Roxy, the Wac Collectors' Choice Music has ...

  26. Cream / Oct. 24, 2005 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Echoes of "Goodbye Cream" floated through Madison Square Gardenon the first of a three-night stand at the NYC mecca as Clapton played the opening scale to "I'm So Glad," which hadn't sounded this good If you had no idea ...

  27. Cream Finishes With A Bang In New York

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Cream reunion last week at New York's Madison Square Garden was a monster box office hit. The Cream reunion last week at New York's Madison Square Garden was a monster box office hit. The Oct. 24-26 shows, the band's only North Am ...

  28. Cream Of New York

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Reunited Cream performs at New York's Madison Square Garden. Cream bassist Jack Bruce, guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker perform Oct. 24 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The band played three shows at the fabled arena, the on ...

  29. Cream Confirms Fall NYC Run

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cream will regroup for an Oct. 24-26 run at New York's Madison Square Garden. As expected , Cream will regroup for an Oct. 24-26 run at New York's Madison Square Garden. Tickets will go on sale first to American Express cardholders beginni ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Cream, Green Day, The Clientele

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Cream, Green Day, The Clientele Although the track list has not yet been revealed, a DVD chronicling Cream's May reunion run at London's Royal Albert Hall will be released Oct. 4 via Rhino. The shows found Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce ...

  31. Cream Mulling New York Run?

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sources say dates are being "unofficially" held for three concerts at Madison Square Garden in October. On the heels of its early May reunion run at London's Royal Albert Hall, legendary power trio Cream may be crossing the Atlantic f ...

  32. Clapton Gets A Lift From Winwood, Mayer

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For "Back Home," his first album of new original material since 2001's "Reptile," Eric Clapton tapped the talents of longtime collaborator Simon Climie, as well as such guests as Steve Winwood, John M For "Back Home,&qu ...

  33. Akon Overtakes U.K. Singles, Album Chart

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Akon's "Lonely" (Universal) finally ended the seven-week reign of Tony Christie's "(Is This the Way To) Amarillo" (UMTV) on the U.K. singles chart. It gave the American rapper/singer cause for a doubl Akon's " ...

  34. Cream Plans Short But Sweet Reunion

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The May 2-3, 5-6 shows will constitute guitarist Eric Clapton, bassist Jack Bruce and drummer Ginger Baker's first on-stage appearances together since Cream's 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hal As first revealed here in early Novemb ...

  35. Jazz Saxophonist Dick Heckstall-Smith Dies

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Legendary British saxophonist Dick Heckstall-Smith, who played with a list of musicians that reads like a who's who of the international jazz and rock music scene, died Friday (Dec. 17) of cancer. He Legendary British saxophonist Dick Hecksta ...

  36. Cream Stirring Up 2005 Reunion

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Vintage rock trio Cream will reunite for a string of shows next year at London's Royal Albert Hall, sources tell Billboard.com. The group -- guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton, drummer Ginger Baker and b Vintage rock trio Cream will reunite for a ...

  37. Cream Stirring Up 2005 Reunion

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Classic rock trio to play London venue. Vintage rock trio Cream will reunite for a string of shows next year at London's Royal Albert Hall, sources tell Billboard.com. The group -- guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton, drummer Ginger Baker and bas ...

  38. Bruce Recovering From Liver Transplant

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Cream member Jack Bruce is recovering from complications from liver transplant surgery. Following the successful Sept. 19 procedure, the musician's body rejected the new organ, and infection an Former Cream member Jack Bruce is recoverin ...

  39. Ringo Rounds Up All-Star Album Guests

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For his latest solo album, former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has recorded with a slew of guest artists, including Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, Willie Nelson, and Eagles/Poco principal Ti For his latest solo album, former Beatles d ...

  40. From Clarksdale to Heaven: Remembering John Lee Hooker

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Lee Hooker passed away June 21, 2001, depriving the blues world of yet another pivotal artist whose influence will persist throughout the 21st century. John Lee Hooker passed away June 21, 2001, depriving the blues world of yet another pivotal ...

  41. Who Tour To Continue Despite Entwistle's Death

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death yesterday (June 27) of founding bassist John Entwistle. According to a note posted on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web si The Who's summer North American t ...

  42. Newsted, Freed Sign On For Gov't Mule Dates

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Black Crowes guitarist Audley Freed will join Gov't Mule for a string of upcoming shows. Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Black Crowes guitarist Audley Freed will join Gov' ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce Hard rock supergroup Tomahawk and Canadian rock outfit the Tea Party are the latest acts confirmed to appear at a portion of dates on the 10th annual Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand. They ...

  44. Warren Haynes Flourishes As He Keeps The Mule Alive

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's the not knowing whether or not the rug may suddenly be pulled out from under his feet that has helped make Warren Haynes perhaps the hardest-working man on the so-called jam-band circuit. It's the not knowing whether or not the rug ma ...

  45. Gov't Mule Goes Off 'The Deep End'

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gov't Mule will release "The Deep End Vol. 1," its first studio album since the <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/billboard/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=874281">August 2000 death</A> of fo Gov't ...

  46. Living Colour Revived For U.S. Tour

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reunited and begun lining up dates for a handful of U.S. tour dates, kicking off Aug. 1 in Old Bridge, N.J., according to the Black Rock Coalition, a non-p Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reu ...

  47. Ringo Lines Up All Starr Band Itinerary

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour will kick off July 26 in Rama, Ontario, and play nearly 30 dates before closing Sept. 2 in San Diego. As previously reported, the seventh edition of Starr's band Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band ...

  48. Friends Help Out On New Ringo Starr Album, Tour

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 To coincide with the start of Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour, Koch Records will release "The Anthology ... So Far: Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band," a three-CD live collection, Billboard Bu To coincide with the start of Rin ...