Bruce Katz


Birthday August 19, 1952

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Massachusetts

Age 71 years old

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Versatile musician proficient at the piano, organ, and bass guitar. He eventually settled on blues as his genre of specialty.

Before Fame

He played bass guitar for Big Mama Thornton, followed by stints with Barrence Whitfield and the Savages.


He founded The Bruce Katz Band and released several albums on the Sledgehammer Blues label.

Family Life

He grew up in Baltimore, which exposed him to an active and imaginative musical scene.

Associated With

He played regularly with Gregg Allman beginning in 2007.