Bill Bruford

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Birthday
17, 1949
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
17, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
England

About

Original drummer for the progressive rock band Yes from 1968 until 1972 who eventually switched to playing jazz. He worked with various other bands and also pursued a solo career.

Before Fame

His passion for the drums developed while watching American jazz drummers on BBC TV during the 1960s. Lou Pocock of the Royal Philharmonic gave him drumming lessons.

Trivia

He worked with King Crimson and Genesis after leaving Yes.

Family Life

He grew up alongside his two siblings.

Associated With

He was good friends with Phil Collins.