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Pre-order the Signed Limited Edition Audiophile Vinyl (180g) with Bonus Tracks not available anywhere but here!! Also, you can pre-order the signed cd (does not feature the two bonus tracks) 

The perfect music for fans of Jeff Berlin and Jack Bruce! This one-of-a kind recording celebrating the life and music of Jack Bruce features many of the best musicians in the world lending their unique voices to Jack's incredible music legacy.  This 2 disc vinyl set with music arranged by Jeff Berlin will be signed by all the musicians who appear on the recording and will feature 2 bonus tracks not available on the retail release vinyl or cd release. This 2 disc set is planned for July 2017. Buyers will also receive a free signed Poster by Jeff (same design) as our way of saying thanks. 

 

                   

 
 
 
 

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Jack Songs 180gram 2 Disc Vinyl Set
79.95

This one-of-a-kind 2 disc set includes photos of the sessions, liner notes from Jeff Berlin and will be signed by all the musicians who appear on the album. Those will include Ginger Baker, Paul Shaffer, Neal Schon, Chad Smith, David Sancious, Mick Taylor, Steve Lukather, Dennis Chambers, Scott Henderson, Narada Michael Walden and many more. This version is a Limited Edition with only 500 to be printed. If you choose, your name will be embossed on the jacket as well. 

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ABOUT THE PROJECT

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The Jeff Berlin-Jack Bruce Connection

Bass icon Jeff Berlin will be recording a new album in tribute to the legendary Jack Bruce titled Jack Songs: An All-Star Tribute to Jack Bruce.  Jack Bruce, best known for his work with classic rock legends Cream, as well as his critically acclaimed solo work, sadly passed away in 2014. Jeff Berlin, who has been called “the greatest bass player in the world”, was a personal friend of Jack's and felt the time was right for a tribute.

Says Jeff, “Recording the music of Jack Bruce will be the most emotional recording project of my career. Jack was the greatest musical influence I ever had. As an impressionable 14 year old bass player, I was stunned by Cream, literally in awe of the music that came from them. And, in the center of the music were these strange and wonderful bass lines weaving in and out of the key, reaching for resolutions and finding them, again, and again. Jack’s playing was a living evolving improvisation. I simply never heard a bass player that had the breadth of originality like Jack had. In fact, I still haven’t!

Jack Songs: An All-Star Tribute to Jack Bruce  isn’t a cover CD, not in the literal sense. Except for a couple of tunes from his Cream period (arranged in ways that should surprise people) most of the songs on this CD come from other periods in Jack’s musical life before and after Cream. Jack's solo career represented a multitude of musical styles, so many in fact that his career reminded me of that famous quote from Forrest Gump: You never knew what you were going to get. This recording, to me, will be a new revamp of some of those songs, some of the best music that I heard from one of the greatest musicians of the last fifty years.”

Guest performers are:

Jeff Berlin on Bass and Arrangements

Neal Schon on Guitar

Chad Smith on Drums

Paul Shaffer on Organ

David Sancious on Keyboards and Guitar

Gary Husband on Drums

Dennis Chambers on Drums

Scott Henderson on Guitar

Steve Lukather on Guitar

Narada Michael Walden on Drums

Mick Taylor on Guitar

Guest list is still being expanded.

Pledge Music Video: https://vimeo.com/136438029

Known worldwide for his innovative style, Jeff has graced bandstands and recordings with legendary players like Bill Bruford, Dennis Chambers, Neil Peart, Billy Cobham, John McLaughlin, and Allan Holdsworth, and has led bands and recorded his own CDs for nearly 30 years. He has recorded for vocalists Patti Austin and kd Lang; he has traversed the progressive rock realm with former YES members Anderson, Bruford, Wakeman, Howe and is the only electric bassist to have played with jazz pianist Bill Evans. Jeff famously turned down an offer to join rockers VAN HALEN. Jeff is also hailed outside the usual musician ranks: Actor Gary Sinise (also a bassist) is one of his biggest fans, and renowned boxing trainer and ESPN commentator Teddy Atlas refers to Jeff as “the best in the business.” Jaco Pastorius considered Berlin a better soloist than he was. Geddy  Lee called Jeff “the best bass player on the planet”. Jack Bruce said that Jeff “was the greatest bass player I ever heard!” From straight ahead Jazz to Fusion to Prog-Rock, Jeff is famous for playing anything, always at the very highest level of proficiency and musicality.

Jack Songs: An All-Star Tribute to Jack Bruce will be co-produced with Jeff Berlin by New York/Nashville based producer John McCracken. John is a gold and platinum record producer/musician/engineer with over 100 recordings produced for major and independent record labels as well as TV and film. He has worked in all genres including rock, pop, jazz and classical/opera. John is also a former EMI Music Group Executive as Head of A&R/Staff Producer for EMI Music/Blue Note Label Group. There he worked with Norah Jones, Amos Lee, Rosanne Cash, Diana Ross, Sarah Brightman, Anouska Shankar (daughter of Ravi and half sister of Norah Jones), Robert Glasper and many others. John is currently spearheading guitar legend Allan Holdsworth’s Tales from the Vault PledgeMusic campaign. He is also an acclaimed guitarist and recording engineer and brings over 35+ years of experience at all levels of music production, A&R/project management and publishing.

Pledge Campaign Link: www.pledgemusic.com/projects/jeffberlinplaysjackbruce

Jeff Berlin's official website: www.jeffberlinbass.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JEFFPLAYSJACK

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/jbplaysjb

Contact:

Project Management: John McCracken for John McCracken Music Group

Phone: NYC 646-685-4632  Nashville 615-457-1597

email: john@johnmccrackenmusicgroup.com

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com

Jeff Berlin is available for interviews – please contact Billy James at Glass Onyon PR