Cream’s bass player and his first endeavor: the Graham Bond Organisation

Posted: October 25, 2013 in Music
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Cream, the English rock group has influenced several generations. It wasn’t only the band that made Eric Clapton famous, it was also the band that helped to bring the spotlight over one of the most high-profile bass players of his generation.

You might not like his style but Jack Bruce was an essential figure at the time and one of the main reasons why the Cream trio was so heavily influenced by blues. But before he was a member of Cream, he was a member of the Graham Bond Organisation, which was mainly a jazz/blues group. Ginger Baker, Cream’s drummer, was also part of the group.

The magazine Bass Player decided to look into “Big Boss Man” to explore Bruce’s style.

And here’s the band playing Hoochie Coochie Man:

 

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