Dave Bronze

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Dave Bronze
Birth name David Eric Bronze
Born (1952-04-02) 2 April 1952 (age 65)
Billericay, Essex, England
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Guitarist, Vocalist
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 1983–present
Associated acts Procol Harum, Robin Trower, Dr. Feelgood, Eric Clapton, Nik Kershaw, Art of Noise
Website www.davebronze.com

David Eric "Dave" Bronze (born 2 April 1952 in Billericay, Essex[1]) is an English bass guitarist. He has worked with such musicians as Robin Trower, Dr. Feelgood, The Hamsters, Eric Clapton, Nik Kershaw, Belinda Carlisle, Barbara Dickson, Art of Noise, Bryn Haworth and Ray Davies.

In 1991 Bronze joined a reformed Procol Harum, and can be heard on their The Prodigal Stranger and The Long Goodbye albums. In 1993 he left the band and was replaced by Matt Pegg.

Bronze is the bass guitarist on Eric Clapton's 1994 album From the Cradle and performed on the tour following the album's release. He was a member of Eric Clapton's band until 1997.

From 1999 to 2004 he played with Eric Bibb. In 2000 he was voted British Blues Connections' 'Bass Player of The Year'.

He played with the line-up at the Concert for George in November 2002. He again joined Clapton on stage for the Teenage Cancer Trust benefit at the Royal Albert Hall in March 2003. Bronze also plays with Clapton every New Year's Eve at an annual gig held in aid of Alcoholics Anonymous.

In 2008 Bronze toured with Andy Fairweather Low, with whom he had played previously when backing Clapton. In 2011 he appeared on the latest album by Bryn Haworth One Way Ticket.

Bronze rejoined Clapton's band for the 2-night Baloise Session performances in 2013 and a series of concerts in the United States and Europe in 2014.

In 2016 Bronze rejoined Clapton once again to perform in a limited series of shows in Japan.

Bronze has been touring for a number of years with Andy Fairweather Low and The Low Riders at venues around the UK, Germany, USA and Japan.[citation needed]


With Dr. Feelgood
  • Primo (1991)
  • Down at the Doctors (1995)
  • Feelgood Factor (1999)
  • Finely Tuned (2002)
  • Wolfman Calling: The Blues of Lee Brilleaux (2003)
With Eric Bibb (and Leon & Eric Bibb)
  • Home to Me (2000)
  • Painting Signs (2001)
  • Natural Light (2003)
  • Livin', Lovin' and Doin' (2005)
  • Diamond Days (2006)
  • An Evening with Eric Bibb (2007)
  • Family Affair (2004)
With Eric Clapton
With Nik Kershaw
With Procol Harum (and the Gary Brooker Ensemble)
With Robin Trower
With Art of Noise
With other artists
Various Artists albums


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