Bruce first heard the magic of jazz while he was attending Bucknell University, learning the wonders of Donald Byrd, Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis and Lee Morgan. Utilizing a technique distilled from years of legitimate training, the trumpeter began his investigation of jazz in earnest and was soon leading his own band. Cameron won awards at many collegiate jazz festivals. He went to the University of Hawaii in Honolulu for graduate studies in psychology, and there worked behind traveling artists such as Anita O'Day and Nancy Wilson.
a stint as a soloist with the U.S.Navy Show Band, Bruce settled in San
Diego in the early 70's and was in short time a major factor in the city's
jazz scene. He was instrumental in launching the concert jazz series at
the Catamaran Hotel and Humphery's. In 1981 he teamed with Hollis Gentry
to form the band that eventually became known as Fattburger.
and Hollis Gentry perform the national anthem at the 1984 World
|This experience led him to form the current group with Mark Augustin Full House performing regular concerts at various venues in San Diego. ,|
|Bruce has appeared with:||Where:|
Sahara (Las Vegas)
Concerts by the Sea