Jack Bruno (Tina Turner - Joe Cocker)
Jack was raised in the Boston area. Influenced by a musical family, professional and amateur, he started taking drum lessons from a cousin at the age of nine. Within a few years, he started playing in a string of local rock bands. By the time he was 15, he was immersed in the Boston music scene playing in clubs and bars and getting exposed to and influenced by a diverse world of music.
In the summer of 1967, he left Boston for New York as drummer for The Apple Pie Motherhood Band. They landed a deal with Atlantic Records. Two albums later and a lot of miles logged in a Ford van, the band broke up. Jack and the guitar player joined a NYC band called Shakey Legs. Another album, this time to Paramount didn´t meet with much success and the band didn´t last too long. By the time Jack moved to Los Angeles in 1976, he was ready to try it as an independent musician. "I played any and every gig I could get my hands on" Bruno said, "It didn´t matter what it was, clubs, shows, weddings, whatever".
In 1981 he got a call to audition for Tina Turner. That was the start of a 28 year relationship with the amazing Ms Turner and the beginning of a successful career as a working musician. Jack has toured and recorded with many other artists including Richard Marx, Billy & the Beaters, Peter Frampton, Elton John, Joe Cocker and Taj Mahl. Jack is still recording, touring and playing concerts worldwide.