Bill Bruford On The Simmons Electronic Drum Kit

Pretty neat video of Bill Bruford on Micro Live, via BBC Archival in December of 1985. He speaks with Lesley Judd about his Simmons Drums setup.



The video also features Simmons drums creator, Dave Simmons. He talks about the instrument's hexagonal shape and more.


Bill has performed with bands like Yes, King Crimson and Genesis. The Simmons drums have been used by countless artists, including A Flock of Seagulls, Howard Jones, John Keeble of Spandau Ballet, Roger Taylor of Duran Duran, Darren Costin of Wang Chung, Steve Negus of Saga, Bobby Z., Rick Allen of Def Leppard, Thomas Dolby, Prince, Phil Collins, Neil Peart, Bill Bruford, Talk Talk, Tangerine Dream, Cameo, Jonzun Crew, Depeche Mode, Jean-Michel Jarre and Vangelis.


References: YouTube via BBC Archive.