Glenn Douglas Barnard Cornick was a British bass player, best known as a founding member of the British band Jethro Tull. Rolling Stone has called his playing with Tull as “stout, nimble underpinning, the vital half of a blues-ribbed, jazz-fluent rhythm section”.
|Birth name:||Glenn Douglas Barnard Cornick|
|Born:||Apr 23, 1947, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England|
|Died:||Aug 28, 2014, Hilo, Hawaii, United States|
|Genres:||Rock, blues rock|
|Years active:||1962–1977, 1996–2014|
|Associated acts:||Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Paris, Carthago|
|IMDb:||Glenn Cornick’s IMDb|
About Glenn Cornick
Remembered best for his work with the rock band Jethro Tull, this English bassist also established bands called Wild Turkey and Paris and performed with the German music group Karthago.
Before forming Jethro Tull, he played with a band called John Evan Smash that included many of his future Jethro Tull bandmates.
His second album with Jethro Tull, Stand Up, rose to #1 on British music charts; the band’s following album, Benefit, peaked at #3.
He was born and raised in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Following Cornick’s death from heart failure, his fellow Jethro Tull musician, Ian Anderson, posted an online tribute.
Information related to Glenn Cornick
- People educated at Barrow-in-Furness Grammar School for Boys
- Jethro Tull (band) members
- English rock bass guitarists
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