The music industry continues to lose! Recently, the people of the Thai contemporary music band pay tribute to “Bruce Gaston,” a music teacher who revolutionized contemporary Thai music. and one of the founders of the sponge band
On October 17, 2021, the bands mourned the passing of Bruce Gaston, a music teacher who revolutionized contemporary Thai music. If there is more progress “Prachachat Business” will report later.
For “Bruce Gaston” born in 1947 he is an American musician. degree in music theory Composition and philosophy and has the ability to play various Western instruments
This important person in the Thai music industry. He moved to Thailand at the age of 22 and practiced Thai instruments with Kru Boonyong Ketkong before co-founding the Sponge Band with Kru Boonyong in 1979, performing traditional Thai music. to mix with western music combines the concept of music from both sides with different methods
Bruce Gaston was honored by the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture. Ministry of Culture He received the Silpathorn Emeritus Award in the Musical Arts category for 2009, being the only foreigner to receive this award.
His important disciples include Narongrit Thammabutr, Kaiwan Kulwattanothai, Anan Nakkong, Jiradet Setapanthu, Boonrat Sirirattanaphan, Vanich Potavanich and Damri Bannawittayakit.
For messages from celebrities and band people His condolences to Bruce Gaston are as follows: