John Symon Asher Bruce was a Scottish bassist, singer-songwriter, musician and composer. He gained popularity as the co-lead vocalist and bassist of British rock band Cream. After the group disbanded in , he pursued a solo career and also. John Symon Asher Bruce (– 25 October ) was a Scottish bassist, singer-songwriter, musician and composer. He gained popularity as the co-lead. We are very pleased to announce that a wonderful new anthology of Jack's finest work has been released. 'Sunshine Of Your Love: A Life In Music'. Guests including Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker have paid a farewell in song to their former Cream bandmate Jack Bruce at his funeral. The story goes when late bassist Jack Bruce was a few hours from death in , he phoned up close friends to say goodbye. Jack Bruce on Discogs · More Images. Real Name: John Symon Asher Bruce. Profile: Scots-born musician, composer and singer, born in Bishopbriggs. For Malcolm Bruce, watching his dad Jack reunite with the two other members of rock legends Cream, it was even more special. Jack Bruce, Soundtrack: True Lies. Jack Bruce was born on in Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland as John Symon Asher Bruce. Jack Bruce, who became famous in the s as the bassist and lead vocalist for the hugely successful rock group Cream. Other articles where Jack Bruce is discussed: Eric Clapton: other virtuoso rock musicians, bassist Jack Bruce and drummer Ginger Baker.