SEEKINGBand to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Upright bass, Cello.
Self taught guitarist... many styles from folk to jazz – acoustic and electric. Currently half of DNA Guitar Duo, gigging around Poole/Bournemouth. Gigged regularly with The Bristol Community Big Band. Also with Progressions quintet, playing jazz and 'lounge jazz' as a duo with sax player, trio with added bass and frequently playing as quintet with drums and added either trumpet or keys.
Good 'pop' or 'standards' pianist too!
Will do harmony vocals if pushed!
Experienced as accompanist for solo singers.
Also experienced as 'front-man'...
Oh... and I can read music!!!
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- Member since:
- Apr 04 2016
- Active within 1 week
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 2-3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
- Most available:
Eagles, James Taylor, Paul Simon, Kenny Burrell, Denny Ilett, Paul Kossoff, Joe Pass, Mick Ralphs, Jeff Beck, Clapton, Carlos S, John Etheridge, Steve Howe...
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- Acoustic Guitar:
Gibson ES335 electric; Roland Cube amps; Ovation Celebrity electro-acoustic; Mics, stands etc... Self-made 'Carboncaster'.
Chasing it down
Chasing it down Year: 2005 Album: Too old to die young Genre: Acoustic
All instruments by Bill Bruce
Samba Pa Ti
Samba Pa Ti Year: 2015 Album: Solo guitar covers and standards Genre: Blues
Just messing around with a classic tune, solo on my es335...
Another Day At The Office
Another Day At The Office Year: 2009 Album: Too old to die young Genre: Alternative
All instruments by me!
Black Orpheus Year: 2011 Album: Solo covers and standards Genre: Jazz
Solo guitar until overdub at 1:57...
Don't Get Around Much Any More
Don't Get Around Much Any More Year: 2011 Album: Solo covers and standards Genre: Jazz
Just me, solo on my es335!
Fly Me To The Moon
Fly Me To The Moon Year: 2014 Album: Live on FromeFM with Julia Clarke Genre: Acoustic
A nice live session on FromeFM with Julia Clarke on vocals
This Girl's In Love – live on FromeFM
This Girl's In Love – live on FromeFM Year: 2014 Album: Live on FromeFM with Julia Clarke Genre: Acoustic
Another nice live performance on FromeFM with Julia Clarke on vocals...
Come Down In Time
Come Down In Time Year: 2013 Album: Solo covers and standards Genre: Acoustic
The little known Elton John song with Julia Clarke on vocals...
Drift away 'LIVE'
Drift away 'LIVE' Year: 2011 Album: Solo covers and standards Genre: Cover/Tribute
The Dobie Gray classic multi-tracked with me on all instruments and vocals (!)... and then I thought I'd make it sound like a live stadium gig...! why not!!!!!! Ha!
Well You Needn't
Well You Needn't Year: 2012 Album: Bruce-McCarraher Band Genre: Jazz
The Thelonious Monk classic by the Bruce-McCarraher Band... Colin on sax, Jonny Bruce on trumpet, Bill Bruce on guitar, Ralf Dorrell on bass...
Take The A Train
Take The A Train Year: 2012 Album: Bruce-McCarraher Band Genre: Jazz
Bruce-McCarraher Band lay into the Ellington classic, live at the bandstand in Bath... Ralf Dorrell guesting on trombone...