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Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography Summary  5 When Cream broke up in 1968 it was by no means a foregone conclusion that it would be Eric Clapton who would enjoy continued commercial success After all it was Jack Bruce who had the looks and who co wrote and sang all the band's major hits But he was a singular talent who wanted to be a pioneer not just a pop star His background is in classical music and jazz; at 10 he was winning classical song contests at 12 composing string uartets and improvising on piano Then he fell in love wi. Although most people only know Jack Bruce as the bass player for the super group power trio Cream and the co writer of classic rock songs like White Room and Sunshine Of Your Love his career as a composer and musician is so vast that those moments are literally the tip of the iceberg Bruce s career as a performing musician began early with classical cello and encompass jazz blues rock Latin jazz and all sorts of hybrids thereof Harry Shapiro chronicles his varied career achievements in detail in this readable biography that will have the reader researching and seeking out the many and varied recordings of his oeuvre that make up the bulk of his legacy A great document of an often over looked master BH

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Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography Summary  5 Th Thelonious Monk and Charlie Mingus and left home at 18 to find his fortune as a jazz bass player He found his way into the London blues scene and played with luminaries such as John Mayall and Graham Bond before first tasting chart success with Manfred Mann Then there was Cream one of the most influential rock bands of their time who sold 35 million albums during their two year existence Cream split in their prime but their influence endured and when they reformed in 2005 tickets w. I m Jack Bruce s biggest fan Many others have said that about themselves Harry Shapiro s book does him and his music justiceI said after reading Eric Clapton s autobiography that it s a wonder any music ever got made between the drugs drink and other shenanigans I knew all about Eric s and Ginger s heroin addictions but I had never heard about Jack s Turns out Jack was the worst of the three having mainlined for yearsBut the music got made an astonishing amount of some of the best music around Much of it even I had never heard of but thanks to this book s excellent discography now I can track it downNot sure I ll be reading Ginger Baker s autobiography any time soon Way too many heroin stories I m sure The Longest Afternoon year existence Cream split in their prime but their influence endured and when they reformed in 2005 tickets w. I m Jack Bruce s biggest fan Many others have said that about themselves Harry Shapiro s book does him and his music justiceI said after reading Eric Clapton s autobiography that it s a wonder any music ever got made between the drugs drink and other shenanigans I knew all about Eric s and Ginger s heroin addictions but I had never heard about Jack s Turns out Jack was the worst of the three having mainlined for Glory Goals and Greed yearsBut the music got made an astonishing amount of some of the best music around Much of it even I had never heard of but thanks to this book s excellent discography now I can track it downNot sure I ll be reading Ginger Baker s autobiography any time soon Way too many heroin stories I m sure

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Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography Summary  5 Ere selling for nearly 3000 on e bay In the 40 years since Cream split Bruce has continued his musical adventures with the likes of John McLaughlin Billy Cobham Carla Bley and Mick Taylor never uite achieving the success and recognition he deserves It has been an often troubled life heroin addiction management rip offs family tragedy and a failed liver transplant all of which he speaks about frankly in this book telling a story that is sometimes funny sometimes bleak and always honest. A nicely written account of this great musicians life from his time growing up with his family a socialist Father who had difficulty finding work due to his political beliefs Playing in jazz combos while still a teenager fun hijinks as bass player in one of the worlds best psychedelicpopblues groups Cream A great read for everyone interested in the music scene The book documents his other musicians drug useand also includes a fully comprehensive discographyThis is one of the best music biographies I ve had the pleasure to read


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    Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro One of my top 5 musos of all time This is a masterful book worthy of Jack's enormous talent It reveals his heartbreakingly sad demons and is exceptionally well written for a pop icon bio Jack was always the key fig

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    Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro Although most people only know Jack Bruce as the bass player for the super group power trio Cream and the co writer of classic rock songs like White Room and Sunshine Of Your Love his career as a composer and musician is so vast that those moments are literally the tip of the iceberg Bruce's career as a performing musician began early with classical cello and encompass jazz blues rock Latin jazz and all sorts of hybrids thereof Harry Shapi

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    Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro I've long since loved Glasgow born Jack Bruce's music most especially his musical contribution to 60's rock supergroup 'Cream' and it was my love of this music that made me buy this book on impulse I got 40% off too This book is excellent in parts especially the days just prior to and after his days with Cream There is some insightfulness in some of the anecdotes we get to learn that 'Ginger' Baker's name is in fact 'Peter' and that in 1979

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    Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro Special insight into one of rock's better musicians The inside story anecdotes about record company contracts wasteful spending and touring w

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    Harry Shapiro ã 5 Summary Free download Ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ã Harry Shapiro Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro I'm Jack Bruce's biggest fan Many others have said that about themselves Harry Shapiro's book does him and his music justiceI said after reading Eric Clapton's autobiography that it's a wonder any music ever got ma

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    Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro Shapiro gives us a thoroughly researched well written biography with full cooperation from Jack Bruce and a foreword by Eric Clapton Although Bruce's addiction to heroin is not overlooked Shapiro holds true to the focus on Bruce's musical accomplishments He fills in the details of a long career allowing us to fully appreciate the mostly unacknowledged genius of Jack BruceMy favorite section is the final 2 12 pages tit

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    review Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro Free download Ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ã Harry Shapiro A nicely written account of this great mu

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    Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro My full and detailed review is on my website at bookJack is the most musically talented of the former Cream members and this book shows just how and why His candor when dealing with some of the low points in an otherwise excellent career is refreshing

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    Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro Dull academic look at the life of the great Cream bassist Shapiro's thoroughness is sadly not matched by an engaging prose leaving the reader suffering through page after page of facts and figures yet no heart

  10. says: Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro

    Free E–pub [Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography] » Harry Shapiro Although I am not a particular fan of Jack Bruce I saw this in the library yesterday and thought I would give it a try I found it a good read and found it hard to put down It even motivated me to dig out one of Jack's album

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  • Paperback
  • 320
  • Jack Bruce Composing Himself The Authorized Biography
  • Harry Shapiro
  • English
  • 06 July 2018
  • 9781906002268