The music industry continues to lose! Recently, people in the Thai contemporary music band pay their respects to “Bruce Gaston”, a music teacher who revolutionized contemporary Thai music. and one of the founders of the sponge band
On October 17, 2021, bands mourned the passing of Bruce Gaston, a music teacher who revolutionized contemporary Thai music. If there is further progress “Prachachat Business” will report further.
For “Bruce Gaston” born in 1947 is an American musician. graduated in music theory Music Composition and Philosophy and has the ability to play a variety of western instruments
This important person of the Thai music industry. Moved to live in Thailand at the age of 22 and practiced playing Thai instruments with Kru Boonyong Ketkong before co-founding the Sponge Band with Kru Boonyong in 1979, presenting traditional Thai music. to mix with western music combines the concept of music from both sides by different methods
Bruce Gaston was honored by the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture. Ministry of Culture Received the Silpathorn Emeritus Award in the Music Arts category for the year 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 that celebrities and people in the band His condolences to Bruce Gaston are as follows: