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Bill has retired from public performance and regrets that he is no longer available for chitchat and advice. He is unlikely to be blogging, but please leave comments for discussion on the Facebook page, or join the Mailing List below. Please follow the links below carefully, so we may direct any enquiries to the right place. Thank you.


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Interview Requests

Journalists and students please take note

Bill has been interviewed exhaustively on all aspects of his career, particularly those relating to Progressive Rock. His involvement in and thoughts on this are well represented first-hand in the following recommended sources. He would be grateful if these could be referred to before applying for further interviews on the subject:

Progressive Rock in General:

Paul Stump (1997) The Music's All that Matters. A History of Progressive Rock. Quartet Books ISBN 0 7043 8036 6

Edward Macan (1997) Rocking the Classics: English Progressive Rock and the Counterculture. Oxford University Press. ISBN0 19 509888 9


Chris Welch (1999) Close to the Edge: The Story of Yes Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-7119-6930-2

Classic Artists DVD (2007). Yes: Their Definitive Authorised Story. Impact Film Sales Ltd.

King Crimson / Robert Fripp

Sid Smith (1999) King Crimson: In the Court of King Crimson Helter Skelter Publishing. ISBN 1-900924-26-9

Eric Tamm (1990) Robert Fripp : From King Crimson to Guitar Craft. Faber and Faber Inc (US). ISBN 0-571-12912-9


Philip Dodd (2007) Genesis: Chapter and Verse Weidenfeld and Nicolson, Orion Publishing. ISBN 978-0-297-84434-1

Bill Bruford

Chris Horne (2004) Contemporary Jazz UK: Twenty One Lives in Jazz P.I.J. Publishing. ISBN 0-9547982-0-1

Numerous articles in Modern Drummer, Downbeat etc.

Bill Bruford : The Autobiography (2009) London: Jawbone Press ISBN: 978-1-906002-23-7