Wikipedia : This day (October 25, 2014), in Suffolk, died Jack Bruce an English vocalist, bass guitarist and founding member of Cream.
Jack Bruce : Jack travelled to Italy and then England, playing double-bass in dance bands and jazz groups, and joined his first important band in 1962 in London. This was Alexis Korner’s Blues Inc. with whom Charlie Watts, later to join the Rolling Stones, was drummer.
@allmusic : Bruce’s most famous songs are, in essence, blues tunes: Sunshine of Your Love, Strange Brew, Politician, and White Room. Bruce’s best-known songs remain those he penned for Cream, the legendary blues-rock trio he formed with drummer Ginger Baker and guitarist Eric Clapton in July 1966.
@last.fm : In the years since Cream’s breakup in 1968, Bruce has released a number of solo albums, mostly in a more experimental vein, and worked with a wide variety of musicians in many genres. The list includes Robin Trower, Tony Williams, John McLaughlin, Carla Bley, Allan Holdsworth, Ringo Starr and Frank Zappa. He was also a member of the band West, Bruce And Laing.