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Bruce Palait / Bio

Bruce Palait born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He began studying electric guitar at The Academy Of Music at the age of 10 and started composing original songs at the age of 14. At age 15 he studied Classical Guitar at the University of Toronto Royal Conservatory. In the 60's with his successful rock group Manna, performed in Toronto's famous Yorkville Village Scene at clubs such as the El Patio and the Riverboat. As the 70's arrived, Bruce joined the successful rock group Tribe, touring major venues all across Canada. At that point Tribe's management was approached by Quincy Jones to produce their recordings. After touring the Canadian Concert and club circuit for several years, Bruce went to Cuba, acquiring Salsa and Latin influences from some of the greatest Cuban musicians. Bruce also co-produced, written and recorded the lead guitar parts for the Brazilian feature film "Impedimento" which won Best Feature Film Award: In Honolulu, Hawaii in (2008); runner-up in Philadelphia (2008),; best film in Mexico in (2009); El Sawy International Film Festival Egypt (2009); nominated for best film, director, actor, actress and supporting actor at the British Film Fest in Los Angeles, California (2009); "Best Romantic Comedy" at the Amsterdam Film Festival (2010). Bruce’s Latin video of his song called "Revolution" premiered at the NXNE film festival 2010 in Toronto, Canada. Received accreditation and attended Festival de Cannes from 11 to 22 May 2011. Presently acting, performing and writing music for the documentary film The Word Of Hemingway.

General Info

Band Members
Bruce Palait
Artist Name
Bruce Palait
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/brucepalait
Genres
Rock

Contact Info

Location
Toronto, ON, CA