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Legendary Vocalist/Bassist Jack Bruce Performs His Hits On Live DDV "Jack Bruce And Friends - Live" From Classic Pictures

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Special Features Include Dolby Digital 5.1 Sound And Photo Gallery

Vocalist/bass guitarist Jack Bruce secured a place in rock 'n' roll history (and, thus, in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) in the 1960s with the short-lived but groundbreaking power trio Cream with vocalist/guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker.

But Bruce's importance and long-lasting influence does not rest solely on his significant accomplishments with Cream. After Cream, he embarked on a solo career in which he further explored the boundaries of rock, jazz and blues.

He often performed with other legends, and Classic Pictures' new DVD 'Jack Bruce and Friends - Live' -- the title's first-ever release on home video -- preserves just such a concert recorded on October 18, 1980, at the Rockaplast in Essen, Germany. 'Jack Bruce and Friends - Live' is being released in North America and the DVD is mastered in Dolby Digital 5.1 sound and features a fully animated menu. DVD extras include a Bruce profile, discography and photo gallery.

Joining Bruce on the 60-minute 'Jack Bruce and Friends - Live' are guitarist Clem Clempson (formerly of blues-rock band Humble Pie), keyboardist David Sancious (formerly of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band) and jazz-rock drummer Billy Cobham (who performed with jazz legends like trumpeter Miles Davis and guitarist John McLaughlin).

The songs on 'Jack Bruce and Friends - Live' include Cream favorites and more: “White Room," “Hit and Run," “Running Back," “Theme for an Imaginary Western," “X Marks the Spot," “Out to Lunch," “Living Without You," “Politician," “Sunshine of Your Love" and “N.S.U."

Websites: www.classicpictures.co.uk | www.jackbruce.com

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