As we reported over the weekend, former Cream bassist Jack Bruce died Saturday, October 25, at age 71.
Earlier today, his former Bluesbreakers, Powerhouse and Cream bandmate, Eric Clapton, shared a brief instrumental track in honor of Bruce. You can hear the song, simple titled "For Jack," below.
Clapton shared the song via Facebook, where he also posted this message:
“He was a great musician and composer, and a tremendous inspiration to me.”
On Clapton’s official site, a page was posted offering a few biographical details and a detailed rundown of some of Bruce's major musical works, as well as the multiple occasions the two shared stages and studio time, both in and out of Cream.