Bass legend Bunny Brunel has performed and recorded with a "who's who" list of music industry giants. Notables include Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams , Jack Dejohnette, Al Jarreau, Natalie Cole, Stevie Wonder, Stanley Clarke, Dizzy Gillespie, Ziggy Marley, Gloria Estefan, Larry Coryell, Al Dimeola, Mike Stern, Joe Farrell, Michel Polnareff and many, many more. See a semi-complete list here.
Besides his work as a performer, he is equally at home in the roles of composer, arranger, producer and designer. As a soundtrack composer Bunny collaborated with Clint Eastwood in creating the main theme (Claudia's theme) for the award winning film, "The Unforgiven." He also worked on several TV shows, including the popular series "Highlander." In 2007 Bunny was the music director of France's highest grossing tour of mega-pop star Michel Polnareff. "Ze Tour" was attended by over 3 million people. This production received The Victoire de la Musique (France's equivilent of The Grammy) for best live performance.
Bunny has released many solo albums; Touch, Ivanhoe, Mometum, Dedication, For You To Play, LA Zoo, and his latest Cafe Au Lait. Bunny also produces and performs with the group CAB with fusion giants with Tony MacAlpine, Virgil Donati, Brian Auger, Patrice Rushen and Dennis Chambers, releasing 4 albums, CAB, CAB2, CAB4, CAB Live and Theatre De Marionnettes. CAB2 received a Grammy Nominattion for "Best Contemporary Jazz Album." These projects highlight his beautiful compositions and melodic solos and show off breathtaking bass lines.
As a designer, Bunny created a line of electric bass guitars for Carvin and a stunning new Electric Upright Bass.
Taking an active interest in helping bass players, Brunel regularly gives seminars on his unique approach to the instrument. He has written several books available through Mel Bay Publications, Hal Leonard Publications as well as some instruction DVDs.