DAVID BAKER

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David Baker earned plaudits as a player, writer, and teacher, and on two instruments. While working toward his doctorate at Indiana University in the early and mid-'50s, Baker played in several big bands, including Lionel Hampton's. He also worked in the West Coast orchestras of Stan Kenton and Maynard Ferguson in 1956 and 1957, headed his own band back in Indianapolis in 1958-1959, then joined George Russell's experimental combos for three years (appearing on such landmark Russell albums as 1960's Stratusphunk, 1961's Ezz-Thetics, and 1962's The Stratus Seekers), while also spending some time in Quincy Jones' orchestra. At one time Baker was considered a coming star on trombone, but an injury he'd sustained in 1953 ultimately caused him to switch in 1962 to cello, which he played on the Charles Tyler recording Eastern Man Alone in 1967. Baker picked the trombone back up in the '70s, playing on the 1972 read more...
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DAVID BAKER Basically Baker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basically Baker
Hard Bop 1981
DAVID BAKER Concerto For Two Pianos, Jazz Band, Strings, Percussion / 0.00 | 0 ratings
Concerto For Two Pianos, Jazz Band, Strings, Percussion / "Give And Take" For Soprano And Chamber Ensemble
Third Stream 1982
DAVID BAKER David Baker's 21st Century Bebop Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
David Baker's 21st Century Bebop Band
Hard Bop 1983
DAVID BAKER R.S.V.P. album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
R.S.V.P.
Hard Bop 1984
DAVID BAKER Concerto For Violin And Jazz Band / Concerto for Flute, String Quartet and Jazz Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Concerto For Violin And Jazz Band / Concerto for Flute, String Quartet and Jazz Band
Third Stream 1984
DAVID BAKER Struttin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Struttin'
Hard Bop 1986
DAVID BAKER Steppin' Out album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Steppin' Out
Hard Bop 1998
DAVID BAKER Cellofire album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cellofire
Third Stream 1998
DAVID BAKER Chamber Music by David Baker:  Through the Prism of the Black Experience album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chamber Music by David Baker: Through the Prism of the Black Experience
Third Stream 1998
DAVID BAKER How to Learn Tunes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
How to Learn Tunes
Jazz Education 1999
DAVID BAKER The Harlem Pipes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Harlem Pipes
Hard Bop 2003
DAVID BAKER David Baker /  Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra : Basically Baker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
David Baker / Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra : Basically Baker
Big Band 2011
DAVID BAKER Singers Of Songs (Music With Cello) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Singers Of Songs (Music With Cello)
Third Stream 2014

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