“I would urge anyone coming to this book from knowing Bill’s music to trust “Bill Bruford -The Autobiography” continues to go from strength to. “Bill Bruford -The Autobiography” continues to go from strength to strength. A second edition of the paperback has just been published by Foruli. of Bill Bruford and Bill Bruford’s Earthworks, Summerfold and Winterfold Records. Bill’s Summerfold and Winterfold record catalogues are in transition to a new.
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Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe was released in and the group toured the album worldwide. Bruford meanders back and forth along a vaguely-chronological path from his first public appearance at 14 to his autobiogrqphy from public p This is, quite possibly, the best autobio I have read by a popular musician. The jazz-like nature of the book’s outline betrays a complexity of composition. Links Jazz Albums Jazz Discographies.
Enjoyed it but struggled at times autogiography BB’s slightly preachy burford and found that he came across as rather smug at times. Overall, recommended reading for anyone interest in progressive rock, drumming or just high-craft musicianship. Still, luckily we have no sensationalism here. Without giving it all away, Bruford has reached a point where the pluses of pursuing performance are far outweighed by a combination of matters practical and existential.
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Search Reviews by musician. That said, this is probably the best rock musician autobiography I have read and sets a sort of gold-standard for that sub- sub- sub-genre.
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The Longs Live over Europe About Bill Bruford Bill Bruford’s professional musical career began in Read on to view our project ideas Retrieved 30 October On 1 JanuaryBruford retired billl public performance. Password Reset your password.
While Earthworks remained Bruford’s primary focus, he also sought other collaborations in the final twelve years of his career.
The main subject of this book maybe more than himself is the music business and culture, and I haven’t read a more comprehensive insider analysis of its foibles, follies, and passions.
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Search Articles by musician. Almost entirely instrumental, the album contains some spoken lines by Bruford during the introduction to “Fainting in Coils”.
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Archived from the original on 30 January Archived from the original on 13 December Bruforrd book starts off in a scatter-shot manner as Bruford opines on topics near and dear to his heart: May 03, Eric Bittner rated it really liked it. We sent a confirmation message to. Sign in or sign up to create or claim your musician profile page.
Bruford has written a painfully honest book about his experience as a musician addressin This is a great Autobiography by Bill Bruford. Trivia About Bill Bruford – Th Retrieved 20 December Their comprehension of the newer Earthworks material is minimal, but it sure doesn’t matter to them