DUCK BAKER

Blues / Post Bop / Pop/Art Song/Folk / Swing / Avant-Garde Jazz / Jazz Related Improv/Composition / Hard Bop • United States
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DUCK BAKER is one of the most highly regarded fingerstyle guitarists of his generation. He is unique among jazz guitarists in that his repertoire spans the entire history of the music from ragtime through swing to modern masters like Thelonious Monk and Herbie Nichols to free improvisation.

Baker’s devotion to American music also encompasses more traditional forms like blues, gospel, and Appalachian music and its Scots-Irish ancestry. This catholicism has been likened to Europeans who perform the classical repertoire from renaissance through to modern music.

Duck was born Richard R. Baker IV in 1949 and grew up in Richmond, Virginia. He passed his teenage years playing in rock and blues bands before becoming interested in acoustic blues. Local ragtime pianist Buck Evans was a major influence on Baker’s evolution. By the time he moved to San Francisco in the early seventies, he was performing the wide range of material heard on
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Spinning Song: Duck Baker Plays the Music of Herbie NicholsSpinning Song: Duck Baker Plays the Music of Herbie Nichols
Avant 2002
$29.00
Les Blues Du Richmond: Demos and Outtakes, 1973-1979Les Blues Du Richmond: Demos and Outtakes, 1973-1979
Tompkins Square 2018
$7.42
$16.31 (used)
Spinning SongSpinning Song
Triple Point Records 2019
$58.06
There's Something For Everyone in AmericaThere's Something For Everyone in America
Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop 2008
$29.49
$24.44 (used)
Duck Baker Plays MonkDuck Baker Plays Monk
Triple Point Records 2018
$32.25
$38.72 (used)
OutsideOutside
Emanem 2017
$17.90
$12.00 (used)
Art of Fingerstyle Jazz GuitarArt of Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar
Shanchie Records 1991
$16.01
$9.90 (used)
Kid on MountainKid on Mountain
Stefan Grossman's 2013
$11.77
$10.99 (used)
Everything That Rises Must ConvergeEverything That Rises Must Converge
Mighty Quinn 2009
$8.99
$4.99 (used)
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DUCK BAKER Discography

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DUCK BAKER There’s Something For Everyone In America album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
There’s Something For Everyone In America
Blues 1975
DUCK BAKER The King Of Bongo Bong album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The King Of Bongo Bong
Swing 1977
DUCK BAKER When You Wore A Tulip album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
When You Wore A Tulip
Swing 1977
DUCK BAKER The Art Of Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Art Of Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar
Post Bop 1979
DUCK BAKER Richard Royal Baker IV : Kid On The Mountain - Irish, Scottish & English Fiddle Tunes For The Fingerpicking Guitarist album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Richard Royal Baker IV : Kid On The Mountain - Irish, Scottish & English Fiddle Tunes For The Fingerpicking Guitarist
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1980
DUCK BAKER Under Your Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Under Your Heart
Blues 1985
DUCK BAKER You Can’t Take The Country Out Of The Boy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You Can’t Take The Country Out Of The Boy
Blues 1986
DUCK BAKER Both Sides album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Both Sides
Blues 1987
DUCK BAKER Duck Baker Feat. John Renbourn ‎: A Thousand Words album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duck Baker Feat. John Renbourn ‎: A Thousand Words
Hard Bop 1992
DUCK BAKER Opening The Eyes Of Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Opening The Eyes Of Love
Blues 1993
DUCK BAKER Duck Baker and Molly Andrews : American Traditional album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duck Baker and Molly Andrews : American Traditional
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1993
DUCK BAKER Duck Baker and Molly Andrews : The Moving Business album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duck Baker and Molly Andrews : The Moving Business
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1994
DUCK BAKER The Clear Blue Sky album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Clear Blue Sky
Blues 1995
DUCK BAKER Spinning Song [Duck Baker Plays The Music Of Herbie Nichols] album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spinning Song [Duck Baker Plays The Music Of Herbie Nichols]
Post Bop 1996
DUCK BAKER Ms. Right album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ms. Right
Hard Bop 1998
DUCK BAKER My Heart Belongs To Jenny album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Heart Belongs To Jenny
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2000
DUCK BAKER Duck Baker & Jamie Findlay ‎: Out Of The Past album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duck Baker & Jamie Findlay ‎: Out Of The Past
Hard Bop 2001
DUCK BAKER The Expatriate Game album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Expatriate Game
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2005
DUCK BAKER Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans
Swing 2006
DUCK BAKER Everything That Rises Must Converge album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Everything That Rises Must Converge
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
DUCK BAKER Duck Baker Trio : The Waltz Lesson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duck Baker Trio : The Waltz Lesson
Post Bop 2009
DUCK BAKER The Roots & Branches Of American Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Roots & Branches Of American Music
Blues 2009
DUCK BAKER Duck Baker Trio ‎: Amnesia In Trastevere album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duck Baker Trio ‎: Amnesia In Trastevere
Post Bop 2011
DUCK BAKER Duck Baker – Dakota Dave Hull : When You Ask A Girl To Leave Her Happy Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duck Baker – Dakota Dave Hull : When You Ask A Girl To Leave Her Happy Home
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2011
DUCK BAKER Shades Of Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shades Of Blue
Post Bop 2016
DUCK BAKER Deja Vouty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Deja Vouty
Blues 2016
DUCK BAKER The County Set album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The County Set
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2016
DUCK BAKER Outside album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Outside
Avant-Garde Jazz 2016
DUCK BAKER Duck Baker Plays Monk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duck Baker Plays Monk
Post Bop 2017
DUCK BAKER The Preacher’s Son album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Preacher’s Son
Blues 2017
DUCK BAKER Les Blues De Richmond: Demos and Outtakes 1973-1979 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Les Blues De Richmond: Demos and Outtakes 1973-1979
Blues 2018

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DUCK BAKER The Ducks Palace album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Ducks Palace
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009

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Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar- Swing To Bop
Jazz Education 2004
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Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar- Bop To Modern
Jazz Education 2004

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