- 27% match to Ginger Baker
John Symon Asher, 14 May 1943, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Bruce has utilized his brilliant bass playing to bridge free jazz and heavy rock during spells with countless musical conglomerations. As a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist he also has a great fondness for the piano, cello and acoustic bass, and is highly accomplished on all these instruments.
1958, Gothenburg, Sweden. Classically trained as a bass player, Hellborg also listened to contemporary rock and pop and as a teenager was turned towards jazz through hearing albums by John McLaughlins Mahavishnu Orchestra. He soon began moving more deeply into jazz during the 70s. In particular he was fascinated by the free jazz phenomenon while at the same time he exp
Led by guitarist John McLaughlin (4 January 1942, Yorkshire, England), between 1972 and 1976 the Mahavishnu Orchestra played a leading part in the creation of jazz rock fusion music. Mahavishnu was the name given to McLaughlin by his Hindu guru Snr i Chimnoy, and the units early work showed the influence of Indian ragas. The first line-up included several musicians who
- 11% match to Ginger Baker
Formed in 1969 and one of the earliest conglomerations to earn the dubious tag supergroup. The band comprised former Cream members Eric Clapton (Eric Patrick Clapp, 30 March 1945, Ripley, Surrey, England; guitar/vocals) and Ginger Baker (b. Peter Baker, 19 August 1939, Lewisham, London, England; drums), Steve Winwood (b. Stephen Lawrence Winwood, 12 May 1948, Bir