Bruce Bears

“I use the Kurzweil Forte as the heart of my keyboard rig on the road. The EP, Clav and acoustic piano sounds are absolutely fantastic as are all the sounds on this board. Super versatile and easy to use, I’m absolutely thrilled with it!”

– Bruce Bears


Blues and Jazz stalwart Bruce Bears is currently playing and recording with world renowned guitarist Duke Robillard and appears on his 2007 and 2010 Grammy Nominated CDs “Guitar Groove-a-Rama” (Stony Plain), and “Stomp the Blues Tonight”(Stony Plain) as well as the majority of his recordings and projects since 2007. Bruce has also played keyboards with a myriad of Blues, Soul and Jazz artists for the past 30+ years, including: Gospel Icon Mavis Staples, Raw Bluesman “Big Jack” Johnson, Soul Master Little Milton Campbell, Blues Master Joe Louis Walker, Uptown Blues and Soul Queen of Boston Ms. Toni Lynn Washington, Susan Tedeschi, masterful songwriter and soulful singer Martin Sexton, Jon Pousette-Dart, Sherman Robertson, Ronnie Earl, Sugar Ray Norcia, J. Geils, James Harman, singer-songwriter Mark Erelli, Nicole Nelson, Junior Watson, Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson, “Sax” Gordon Beadle, Amyl Justin and Kid Bangham, producer/percussionist Lorne Entress, Sonya Rae Taylor, Mike Tucker, Scott Hamilton and many others. Bruce’s skills as a keyboardist and musician are as diverse as they are in demand.

Artist Profile

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Plays With
  • Duke Robillard Band
  • Willie J Laws
  • Toni Lynn Washington
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