315 – Jack Bruno: Drumming for Tina Turner, Backing up Legendary Singers, Touring Over the Decades
Jack was born and raised in the Boston, Massachusetts area. Influenced by a musical family, he started playing drums at the age of nine and was playing in rock bands by the time he was twelve.
He’s toured and recorded with many different artists over the course of his career including Joe Cocker for 20 years, recording and playing on all Tina Turner tours for 28 years, as well as tours with Elton John, Richard Marx, Peter Frampton and Taj Mahal.
He’s currently playing with Texas blues great Delbert McClinton.
In This episode, Jack talks about:
- Getting the gig with Tina Turner
- Touring eastern European countries in the 1980’s
- Drumming behind singers
- Changes in tech over the years
- Filling in on an Elton John tour and how it came about
- Moving Nashville and working with Delbert McClinton
This episode is sponsored by Sonitus.