The Music Of Cream

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29/05/18

The Music Of Cream 50th Anniversary November UK Tour

The Music Of Cream, featuring Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns have come together for the first time in the UK to pay homage to the band's extraordinary legacy with The Music Of Cream 50th Anniversary World Tour.

Biography

Kofi Baker (Drums)

As the son of the legendary Ginger Baker, Kofi has a name synonymous with drumming excellence. He first performed live with Ginger on the iconic BBC TV show, ‘The Old Grey Whistle Test’, proving at 6 years of age that he had inherited his father’s talents.

He has played drums behind Jack Bruce, John Lennon and Steve Marriott, and as half of a polyrhythmic powerhouse with his father across Europe and the US over the years. More recently Kofi played and toured with Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions), Vinny Appice (DIO, Black Sabbath), Vinnie Moore (UFO), Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Country Communion) Rick Derringer, Corky Laing and Robben Ford.

He joined Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns for the inaugural Music of Cream 50th Anniversary Tour in Australia and New Zealand in 2017, playing to almost 8000 people over 7 nights, with special guests, Glenn Hughes and Robben Ford.

His own albums include Lost City and Abstract Logic, with Jonas Hellborg and Shawn Lane. More info at www.kofibaker.com

Malcolm Bruce (Bass & Vocals)

The son of Cream singer and bassist, Jack Bruce, is a composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and engineer. Malcolm grew up in the thick of rock royalty and, via the Guildhall School of Music, began performing professionally at 16 years of age.

He has shared studios and appeared on recordings with Little Richard, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Dr John and Joe Bonamassa, and recorded and performed with his father in the UK, US and Europe.

He joined Kofi Baker and Will Johns for the inaugural Music of Cream 50th Anniversary Tour in Australia and New Zealand in 2017, playing to almost 8000 people over 7 nights, with special guests Glemn Hughes and Robben Ford.

Malcolm launched his debut solo album Salvation in 2017 and toured the UK and US. He is currently working on his next album due for release in 2018. Work is also underway on his first opera, King You’s Folly. More info at www.malcolmbrucemusic.com

Will Johns (Guitar & Vocals)

Encouragement at an early age from his then Uncle, Eric Clapton, was an auspicious start for teenage singer and guitarist, Will Johns. Being the son of legendary recording engineer and producer Andy Johns (The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix), and nephew of fellow legendary producer Glyn Johns, (The Who, Eric Clapton, The Eagles), has also had a huge impact on Will’s career, as did having the late George Harrison as an uncle when he married Will’s Aunty Pattie. Mick Fleetwood counts as yet another famous uncle.

Will has performed with Joe Strummer, Ronnie Wood, Jack Bruce, Dennis Chambers, Mick Taylor and Bill Wyman. He joined Malcolm Bruce and Kofi Baker for the inaugural Music of Cream 50th Anniversary Tour in Australia and New Zealand in 2017, playing to almost 8000 people over 7 nights, with special guests, Glenn Hughes and Robben Ford.

Will has released three solo albums: Count on Me, Hooks & Lines and most recently Something Old, Something New which gained multiple awards and nominations in The British Blues Awards. More info at www.willjohns.com

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