For those who haven’t seen them yet, here are the details for the celebration of the life of the late, great guitarist Allan Holdsworth on April 15th in California. Bill will be in Buffalo, NY [...]

2018-03-18T15:27:17+00:00 March 18th, 2018|


Further dates have been added to Bill’s series of talks on creativity in music performance. No more will be added after this. The trip ends appropriately enough in Cleveland, OH, at the Rock and Roll [...]

2018-03-18T15:34:28+00:00 February 25th, 2018|


Bill will be out and about speaking on the topic of his new book at a limited number of Universities and music institutions in Scandinavia and the US, through March and April. Most events are [...]

2018-02-07T08:16:15+00:00 February 7th, 2018|

Drum lessons, and Roy Harper’s ‘HQ’

Two items of interest. We're always asked if Bill is teaching -  the answer is no, but he does have a series of free online lessons recorded sometime back at Salvador Niebla's excellent bi-lingual English [...]

2018-01-24T10:19:52+00:00 January 24th, 2018|

Incoming: book reviews for ‘Uncharted’.

Initial reviews for Bill’s new book, available from the University of Michigan Press, suggest that it will be warmly received in both academic and drum communities on publication this January: “… an intelligent, thought-provoking treatise [...]

2018-01-06T10:45:44+00:00 January 6th, 2018|

Rolling Stone best prog albums of 2017

'Seems like a Lifetime Ago', the well-received box set of the Bruford band from 1977-1980, has leapt onto the best seller lists alongside Can and King Crimson in what Rolling Stone calls a 'banner year' [...]

2017-12-20T11:06:01+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

Welcome back!

We’ve been away for a bit, but this site has recently been refurbished, updated, polished and refined to within an inch of its life. When we left you in 2013, Bill was a musician. We [...]

2017-12-13T11:29:41+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

Back by popular demand – When in Doubt, Roll!

When in Doubt, Roll! was first published in 1988. It has been out of print for several years and during that time has climbed to dizzying heights of value on the second hand market, currently [...]

2017-11-22T10:55:49+00:00 September 3rd, 2012|

Book signing in Tokyo.

The Japanese edition of 'Bill Bruford: The Autobiography' will be published September 30th by Strange Days Publications. Bill will be discussing the book and signing copies at a couple of special events in Tokyo over [...]

2017-11-22T10:56:32+00:00 August 15th, 2012|

Grand Opening Soon!

After ten years of steady traffic, the shop was beginning to look a little long in the tooth, so we've broken out the paint pots and wallpaper, spared no expense, and done a fabulous sparkly [...]

2017-10-30T11:51:53+00:00 May 10th, 2012|