Bill Bruford

Bill Bruford grew up with jazz. As an amateur drummer in the 1960s, and after a handful of lessons from Lou Pocock of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, he began his professional career in 1968. He was a guiding light in the so-called British “Art Rock” movement, touring internationally with Yes and King Crimson from 1968-74. There then followed several years spent observing and participating in the music making processes of, among others, Gong, National Health, Genesis and U.K., until Bill felt ready to write and perform his own music with his own band Bruford, recording four albums from 1977-80.

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Albums

Skin and Wire
Skin and Wire
Summerfold Records
2009
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In Tokyo
In Tokyo
Winterfold Records
2009
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[no cover]
The Winterfold...
Birdology
2009
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Rock Goes to College
Rock Goes to College
Winterfold Records
2007
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[no cover]
In Two Minds
Birdology
2007
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Earthworks Underground Orchestra
Earthworks...
Summerfold Records
2006
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