Bruce Stephen Foster is a renowned songwriter and composer who has played for, written for, and collaborated with some of the most respected people in the music industry. With fellow Trenton native, Tom Marolda, he penned the Grammy-nominated song, “Look Out for Number One,” for the soundtrack of the 1983 film, “Staying Alive.” He had another movie-soundtrack hit in in 1990 when he, Morolda and Richie Sambora penned “Trail of Broken Hearts,” which Cher performed for the 1990 film Days of Thunder.
According to his website biography, Foster is a direct descendant of Stephen Foster, who music scholars consider the first American songwriter. Bruce Foster began playing piano at three, and obtained his first record deal with Columbia Records when he was still a teenager, as part of the band, Jacob’s Creek. Other members of Jacob’s Creek included Lon and Derrick Van Eaton, who went on to record at Apple Records.