Jack Bruce Documentary: On Life & Music (2012)

BBC 2-Scotland recently aired this hour-long documentary on the life and music of bassist Jack Bruce.

The documentary includes interviews with Bootsy Collins, U2’s Adam Clayton and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, as well as Bruce’s band mates Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker.

Bruce returned to Scotland for the documentary, and re-recorded six songs he calls pivotal to his life and career. He is joined by several of Scotland’s notable musicians, including his nephew Nico Bruce on bass.

Here’s the documentary in its entirety:

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  1. Did you get the interview yet? I want to see him in your list of the 10 best bass players. Of course, I want to see him as #1. ;-)

  2. I know Jack. Do you know Jack? Watch this and you’ll know Jack. Jack, Jack, Jack!

  3. Wow, an hour well spent. weather or not your a bass player this is the hart of it.