History Music / BillBruford

11th Feb '18 11:42:41 AM CassandraLeo
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** Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe was one of these with his ''Close to the Edge''-era Yes bandmates.

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** Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe was one of these with his ''Close to the Edge''-era Yes bandmates. Bass virtuoso Tony Levin (Music/KingCrimson, Music/PeterGabriel, Music/PaulSimon, Music/JohnLennon, and about a million other session spots) played bass and was considered the band's [[SixthRanger unofficial fifth member]].
22nd Nov '17 9:41:00 AM dlchen145
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Bill Bruford is an English ProgressiveRock and {{Jazz}} drummer, who started his career with Music/{{Yes}} in 1968 and went on to become one of the defining drummers of the ProgressiveRock movement. After leaving Yes following ''Close to the Edge'', he joined Music/KingCrimson, and following that moved between different bands like a fish through water.

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Bill William Scott Bruford (born 17 May 1949) is an English ProgressiveRock and {{Jazz}} drummer, who started his career with Music/{{Yes}} in 1968 and went on to become one of the defining drummers of the ProgressiveRock movement. After leaving Yes following ''Close to the Edge'', he joined Music/KingCrimson, and following that moved between different bands like a fish through water.
8th Jul '16 6:19:49 AM gewunomox
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* {{Supergroup}}: He was involved with U.K., which also contained John Wetton (a former Music/KingCrimson player), Eddie Jobson (who worked with RoxyMusic and FrankZappa), and Allan Holdsworth (from Music/SoftMachine).

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* {{Supergroup}}: He was involved with U.K., which also contained John Wetton (a former Music/KingCrimson player), Eddie Jobson (who worked with RoxyMusic Music/RoxyMusic and FrankZappa), Music/FrankZappa), and Allan Holdsworth (from Music/SoftMachine).
5th May '16 1:00:10 PM aye_amber
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* {{Supergroup}}: He was involved with U.K., which also contained John Wetton (a former KingCrimson player), Eddie Jobson (who worked with RoxyMusic and FrankZappa), and Allan Holdsworth (from SoftMachine).

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* {{Supergroup}}: He was involved with U.K., which also contained John Wetton (a former KingCrimson Music/KingCrimson player), Eddie Jobson (who worked with RoxyMusic and FrankZappa), and Allan Holdsworth (from SoftMachine).Music/SoftMachine).




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24th Feb '16 7:34:05 PM Sunburst
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* {{Supergroup}}: He was involved with U.K., which also contained John Wetton (a former King Crimson player), Eddie Jobson (who worked with RoxyMusic and FrankZappa), and Allan Holdsworth (from SoftMachine).

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* {{Supergroup}}: He was involved with U.K., which also contained John Wetton (a former King Crimson KingCrimson player), Eddie Jobson (who worked with RoxyMusic and FrankZappa), and Allan Holdsworth (from SoftMachine).
24th Feb '16 7:33:37 PM Sunburst
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* {{Supergroup}}: He was involved with U.K., which also contained John Wetton (a former King Crimson player), Eddie Jobson (who worked with RoxyMusic and FrankZappa), and Allan Holdsworth (from Soft Machine).

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* {{Supergroup}}: He was involved with U.K., which also contained John Wetton (a former King Crimson player), Eddie Jobson (who worked with RoxyMusic and FrankZappa), and Allan Holdsworth (from Soft Machine).SoftMachine).
8th Feb '16 4:12:03 AM Freshmeat
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Bill Bruford is an English ProgressiveRock and {{Jazz}} drummer, who started his career with Music/{{Yes}} in 1968 and went on to become one of the defining drummers of the ProgressiveRock movement. After leaving Yes following their MagnumOpus ''Close to the Edge'', he joined Music/KingCrimson, and following that moved between different bands like a fish through water.

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Bill Bruford is an English ProgressiveRock and {{Jazz}} drummer, who started his career with Music/{{Yes}} in 1968 and went on to become one of the defining drummers of the ProgressiveRock movement. After leaving Yes following their MagnumOpus ''Close to the Edge'', he joined Music/KingCrimson, and following that moved between different bands like a fish through water.
18th Feb '15 8:09:27 PM CassandraLeo
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* UncommonTime: A lot.

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* UncommonTime: A lot.
lot. He also uses polyrhythms - playing in a different meter signature than the rest of the band - extensively, to the point that it's one of the features most commonly identified with his playing (probably second after his distinctive style of hitting the snare).
20th Jan '15 2:04:38 PM bt8257
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Bill Bruford is an English ProgressiveRock and {{Jazz}} drummer, who started his career with {{Yes}} in 1968 and went on to become one of the defining drummers of the ProgressiveRock movement. After leaving Yes following their MagnumOpus ''Close to the Edge'', he joined Music/KingCrimson, and following that moved between different bands like a fish through water.

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Bill Bruford is an English ProgressiveRock and {{Jazz}} drummer, who started his career with {{Yes}} Music/{{Yes}} in 1968 and went on to become one of the defining drummers of the ProgressiveRock movement. After leaving Yes following their MagnumOpus ''Close to the Edge'', he joined Music/KingCrimson, and following that moved between different bands like a fish through water.



* Starting his career with {{Yes}} from 1968 to 1972...

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* Starting his career with {{Yes}} Music/{{Yes}} from 1968 to 1972...



* Playing live with {{Music/Genesis}} in the transitional period after Main/PeterGabriel's departure...

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* Playing live with {{Music/Genesis}} Music/{{Genesis}} in the transitional period after Main/PeterGabriel's Music/PeterGabriel's departure...



* After the collapse of Bruford, joining a reformed Main/KingCrimson for 3 years...

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* After the collapse of Bruford, joining a reformed Main/KingCrimson Music/KingCrimson for 3 years...



* AllDrummersAreAnimals: Averted completely. Bruford is very erudite, and subdued in his motions. Soon after his retirement from the music business, he began studying for a Ph.D. Notably, not once during his time with Yes did he ever record a drum solo.
* EverythingIsAnInstrument: In his autobiography, Bruford describes his drum kit during his first tenure with KingCrimson as sprouting "tendrils" of unusual percussion instruments. On their album ''Red'', he even used an old, beaten-up cymbal he had found in the trash at the studio for a unique percussive effect.

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* AllDrummersAreAnimals: Averted [[AvertedTrope Averted]] completely. Bruford is very erudite, and subdued in his motions. Soon after his retirement from the music business, he began studying for a Ph.D. Notably, not once during his time with Yes did he ever record a drum solo.
* EverythingIsAnInstrument: In his autobiography, Bruford describes his drum kit during his first tenure with KingCrimson Music/KingCrimson as sprouting "tendrils" of unusual percussion instruments. On their album ''Red'', he even used an old, beaten-up cymbal he had found in the trash at the studio for a unique percussive effect.
31st Dec '14 12:27:16 AM Deckard
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* EverythingIsAnInstrument: In his autobiography, Bruford describes his drum kit during his first tenure with KingCrimson as sprouting "tendrils" of unusual percussion instruments. On their song "One More Red Nightmare", he even used an old, beaten-up cymbal he had found in the trash at the studio for a unique percussive effect.

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* EverythingIsAnInstrument: In his autobiography, Bruford describes his drum kit during his first tenure with KingCrimson as sprouting "tendrils" of unusual percussion instruments. On their song "One More Red Nightmare", album ''Red'', he even used an old, beaten-up cymbal he had found in the trash at the studio for a unique percussive effect.
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