US trumpeter and vocalist (1929-88).
"This double set must represent some of the best playing of Baker's later years. The success of the album also owes much to the superb contributions of the three British musicians with whom he plays."
"These performances still sound fresh and exciting more than thirty years on and are a welcome addition to Baker’s voluminous recorded legacy."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.