Bill Bruford: The Autobiography jazz article by John Kelman, published on March 2, at All About Jazz. Find more Book Reviews articles. [Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Bill Bruford’s The Autobiography, first published in by Jawbone Press, but receiving the. It draws on interviews with nine top drummers and Bruford’s own “Bill Bruford – The Autobiography” continues to go from strength to strength.

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The remainder, interspersed with his recollections, are musings on the nature of music: Can’t recommend this book enough to my musician and non musician friends alike. How has it come to this? Search Tracks by musician.

I’m just nostalgic and rather autobiograohy for all of us music crazy young lads with a spring in our step and a look of eagles in our eyes.

In Two Minds Birdology buy. Same true to radio and phonograph records. Martin never got his steak sandwich. Get Jazz Near You A weekly events guide. Read on to view our project ideas Book Reviews Dexter Gordon: Bruford pulls no punches concerning his time in Crimson, describing Fripp autobiographhy ” Return to Book Page. As Bruford himself writes: Kind of like Bruford’s music and his philosophy about it: Search Reviews by musician. Fans of Yes, King Crimson et al will certainly find frequent mention to his time spent in these bands, but keen drummers hoping for an autobiogfaphy into his playing may find it lacking.

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And good insights about what it’s like autobiograaphy and living out of nameless hotels in nameless cities.

This move, from major to minor if you will, introduces a layer of unresolved tension to Bruford’s life story which makes the narrative arc quite unlike that of the standard celebrity biography. Jazz Story I love jazz because it gives me freedom of mind.

Until appropriately named, we only half exist. Jun 07, Gary Hill rated it really liked it. Through TV advertising we hear slices of Beatles songs, Bach cantatas, jazz and blues pastiche, and – here is the point – all of it incomplete “.

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This combination will not only improve your AAJ experience, it will allow us to continue to rigorously build on the great work we first started in The Physics of Cosmic Jan 26, Mark rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was interesting to hear some of his more reflective views on culture and retirement, along with a autobikgraphy of what it all means as the individual and the music changes and grows and matures and then inevitably fades into memory as it must for everyone sooner or later.

Especially on the 80s King Crimson material. Without much noticing, it had moved from dusk to dark outside, and we should be at the club by now, setting up.


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aitobiography This was going to be more than three chords and a pint of Guinness. Bruford has organized the book not as a chronicle of his life but as his in-depth answers to a series of interview questions. The book performs a somewhat meandering but masterful exercise in textual jazzing – a study of the rhythms of one’s life story – that only a dedicated musician could give.

His book also documents the difficulties of balancing his work with family life, and reviews the many psychological hazards of touring. How did they do that thing in Discipline?

Excerpt: ‘Bill Bruford: The Autobiography’

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Sign in or sign up to build your personalized All About Jazz experience! I have reviewed this in more detail at Music Street Journal, but suffice it to say I found autobiographu quite an entertaining and informative read. Sep 25, Lukasz Pruski rated it really liked it.