Jack Bruce

EntertainmentMusicCream (music group)Eric ClaptonMadison Square Garden

The composer, the singer, the multi-instrumentalist, the Legend. Hailed as one of the most powerful vocalists and greatest bassists of his time, his improvisational skill and utterly unique, free-spirited approach to composition and performance would forever change electric music. His pioneering, full-toned, free-wheeling playing on the electric bass revolutionised the way the instrument is used and influenced the playing of countless bassists to today. Jack Bruce is most famously known for his work with the band Cream, widely regarded as being the world's first notable and functioning supergroup. Cream consisted of Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker. Cream's most famous hits include White Room, Crossraods, and Sunshine of Your Love. In 1993, Cream was inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. In early May 2005, Royal Albert Hall was the scene for the group's much anticipated reunion, described by THE WASHINGTON TIMES as "a unique moment in music history. It was a long time coming, but worth the wait." Cream followed up their successful four-night run at the Royal Albert Hall with three sold-out concerts at New York's Madison Square Garden in late October 2005 that reportedly netted more than $11 million.

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