Ok, back to painting soon, but it happens to be Jack Bruce’s birthday today. Despite the overuse of the g word in describing various artists/musicians of mindblowing supertalent, I would say it is hardly used enough in his case. Although I’ve always just known of it, I’ve been slow to actually begin experiencing the breadth of this man’s oeuvre.

Here he is still a very young fellow with some friends clearly having an f’ing blast. That bass . . . those horns. . . . Good time train, indeed.