Bruce Jacobs is a veteran bassist experienced in most musical styles.
He has extensive live and session credits with hundreds of artists, including: Streetheart, the Powder Blues Band, Natalie MacMaster, the Rankin Family/Sisters, Jimmy Rankin, Lennie Gallant, Lorraine Segato (Parachute Club), Ramsey Lewis, Colleen Peterson, Cindy Church, C.F. Atlantic Stadacona Band, C.F. Winnipeg Air Command Band, Symphony Nova Scotia, The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Carlos del Junco, Amos Garrett, Peter Rowan, Nancy White, Roger Whittaker, Gene McLellan, John Allen Cameron, Rita MacNeil, Catherine MacKinnon, Roddy Elias, Laura Smith, Mark O’Connor, the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, Rolf Harris, Ben E. King, Murray McLaughlin, the Shuffle Demons, Denis Ryan (Ryan’s Fancy), Lisa MacDougall (former MD for Rita MacNeil), Mark Hasselbach, Ellen McIlwaine, Anne Murray, Don “DT” Thompson and J.P. Cormier among others.
Bruce also works as the fretted instrument technician at Quest Musique in Winnipeg. Other activities in the biz include arranging, band leading, general music and bass instructor.
He is a long-time Winnipeg, MB resident who grew up in Halifax, NS.