Bruce Buschel

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Bruce Buschel is a writer, director, and restaurateur. He blogged about opening and closing Southfork Kitchen for the New York Times.


Bruce Buschel graduated Girard College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1963. He attended Temple University off and on for the next six years.

Buschel wrote for the Distant Drummer, Free Paper, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Philadelphia Magazine before moving to New York City. There, he wrote for GQ, Rolling Stone, Premiere, Sport, Esquire, Tricycle, and New York Times Sunday Magazine. His profiles of Jose Canseco and Lenny Dykstra were anthologized in The Best American Sports Writing. His profile of Wynton Marsalis won an ASCAP Writing Award.

Buschel is the co-author of The Watergate File and author of Walking Broad, a memoir about growing up in Philadelphia, published by Simon & Schuster.

He co-wrote, with Diane Paulus, the Off-Broadway musical, Eli's Comin', songs by Laura Nyro. It won 5 Obies.

He produced Grover Washington Jr. In Concert and directed a series of jazz films called Live at the Village Vanguard,[1] starring Freddie Hubbard, Michael Brecker, John Abercrombie, Lee Konitz, Mal Waldron, David Murray, and Ron Carter, among others.


  1. ^ Keepnews, Peter (28 September 1985). "Jazz Convention Get Down to Business". Billboard 97 (38): 4. ISSN 0006-2510. 

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