News: bill bruford retires!


No!!! yes... one of the greatest drummers in the world will retire! According to all about jazz:
After 41 years spent first in the art rock arena with everyone from Yes and King Crimson to Genesis, in addition to his own inestimable forays into fusion with his critically and popularly praised '70s group Bruford, then turning to things more jazzy from the '80 onwards with various incarnations of his much- heralded Earthworks group and his equally acclaimed improvising duet with pianist Michiel Borstlap, veteran drummer Bill Bruford has announced he's hanging up his sticks and and retiring from public performance, effective January 1, 2009.
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Here's an audio track from Penns Landing - Philadelphia, PA on august 8th, 1978 featuring Allan Holdsworth.

UK - Presto Vivace / In The Dead Of Night

Bill Bruford - Drums
Tim Garland - Sax
David Fiuczynski - Guitars
Andrey Kondakov - Keys
Andrey Svetlov - Bass

8 july 2008, at the Ermitage yard, Saint Petersburg.

Bill Bruford - St. Petersburg 8 jul 2008