Young Kent born drummer, percussionist, arranger, educator and bandleader. Her debut album “Eden” (Spark! Records, 2018) pays homage to Ed Blackwell and features a quartet comprising of Liam Noble (piano), Binker Golding (tenor sax) and Paul Michael (electric bass).
"Baker has come up with a very original sound that is emphasised by the way that she has situated her drums & percussion as the focal point of these arrangements. It’s an approach that works very well."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.
Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.