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Lorraine Baker

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).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Eden
Eden

"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."

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

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.


EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Ten, Sunday November 25th 2018.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Ten, Sunday November 25th 2018.

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.


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