A blues based singer-songwriter with music influences ranging from Eric Clapton to Jackson Browne. Bruce has appeared onstage at NYC, NJ & CA venues for over three decades, including performances with members of Paul McCartney’s Wings, The Ian Hunter Rant Band & Tower of Power, to name a few. His music & session guitar work has been heard on national TV shows, commercials and album releases including DownTown Mystic, Perpetual Boy and two solo releases. In 2005, he paired up with DownTown Mystic’s Robert Allen, releasing two CD’s, “Rock ‘N’ Roll 4 the Soul” (2006) & “Read the Signs” (2007). The song, “One More Chance,” co-written by Allen & Engler, received extensive radio play and continues to be one of their most popular downloads.
In 2012, Bruce released “Go Back,” a collection of songs featuring former Wings drummer Steve Holley, Ian Hunter bassist Paul Page, DownTown Mystic guitarist/vocalist Robert Allen. The song, Goodbye, was heard on CBS TV’s “Zoo.” Available on iTunes and Amazon.
“…Engler is much more than a killer guitarist – he’s also an accomplished songwriter with a full voice and a clear sense of melody and song structure.” – TotallyAdult
Music video, “Somewhere In-Between,” from album release, “Hudson River Anthology,” now on YouTube. Directed & shot by Holland based DP, Roeland Bentvelzen.
For decades, Mark Simon Guitars has been providing impeccable repair work on all my guitars. My main Stratocaster, the “Simoncaster” was built by Mark & continues to shine far and above any other Strat I’ve ever come across. You can hear it & see it here.