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Al (Bruneau) Bruno

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January 22, 1937 - August 21, 2015 Al, beloved husband of Suellen, was born in northern Canada, son of the late Phil & Rose-Anne. Al was one of eight siblings.He had five children. He was an accomplished guitar player. He was the recipient of ten ACM lead guitar awards & two ACM band awards. He played lead guitar for Conway Twitty in 1958. Later, he went to work for Dick Clark in Philadelphia & then in Los Angeles as Dick's musical director for "Caravan of Stars". In 1979 he taught at GIT in Hollywood. He played in local clubs from 1965 until 2003 when he moved to Las Vegas. He released his first CD "Bear Country" in 2007. If you wish to read more about Al's career, visit his website, BrunoBearMusic.com. Donations may be made to, GIT Scholarships,musiciansfoundation.org/donations.aspx. Select Guitar & Al Bruno. Services will be held in Canada at a later date. There will also be a "jam" of musician friends here in California in November, 2015.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 27 to Aug. 29, 2015
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