The singer, songwriter and bass guitarist Jack Bruce, who has died aged 71, is best remembered as a mainstay of Cream, the first supergroup, defined a(...)

Jack Bruce: composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist has died of liver disease, aged 71. Photograph: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

Jack Bruce, who became famous in the 1960s as the bassist and lead vocalist for the hugely successful rock group Cream, and whose adventurous approac(...)

Ginger Baker (left) - who formed Cream in the 1960s with Eric Clapton (right) and Jack Bruce and later played with Blind Faith - will perform at the Everyman Theatre at this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. This image is of a Royal Albert Hall show in 2005. File photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Rock drummer Ginger Baker is among the acts confirmed for this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, running in the city over the October bank holiday.B(...)

Dave Fanning: “The J1 is one of the most important things you do as a student”

DAVE FANNING Music journalist and broadcaster Massachusetts, 1974 On my first day in New York I ordered a “baggle”, meaning a bagle. I ordere(...)

Johnny Winter, who has died aged 70, was a high-energy guitarist who was a mainstay of the blues-rock world since the 1960s.Winter was perhaps as well(...)

The guitar company plans today to name Bono and the Edge from U2 to its board

Few guitar makers can claim the same perch in the rock music pantheon as Fender, whose Stratocasters and Telecasters have been favoured by musicians a(...)

Irish blues guitarist Rory Gallagher performing at the Rainbow Theatre in London in 1972. File Photograph: Debi Doss/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The family of Irish rock and blues legend, Rory Gallagher have donated a replica of the guitarist’s famous Fender Stratocaster along with an original (...)

Irish blues guitarist Rory Gallagher performing at the Rainbow Theatre in  London in  1972. File Photograph:  Debi Doss/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A campaign to rename Cork International Airport in honour of Irish blues legend Rory Gallagher is continuing to gain momentum, with over 10,000(...)

Rory Gallagher with the guitar

A limited edition electric guitar specially crafted for Irish-born blues and rock legend Rory Gallagher will go for auction in the UK tomorrow (...)

Suzanne Vega, a former English major, has often been inspired by literature, not least in her song Calypso, which she included in her set at the Olympia.

The classics weave themselves into the cultural fabric of each generation. Last month the New York singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega played a rare(...)