American Fingerstyle Guitarist


Date Artist City Venue Country
Tuesday Mar/27/2018 Duck Baker & Friends Duck Baker & Friends in Berkeley Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse United States
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 644-2020. Address: 2020 Addison Street, 94704. Venue phone: 510-644-2020. Duck will return to the Freight for the first time in several years, and several old friends will join him, including Jim Nichols, Tony Marcus, Phillip Greenlief, and Bill Evans.
Tuesday Apr/10/2018 Duck Baker Trio/Quartet Duck Baker Trio/Quartet in London The Vortex Jazz Club United Kingdom
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 020 7254 4097. Address: 11 Gillett Square. The Duck Baker 3/4tet: Duck Baker, guitar Alex Ward, clarinet John Edwards, bass Steve Noble, drums Fingerstyle guitar master Duck Baker returns to the Vortex with his trio/quartet, for another evening devoted to his own challenging compositions. The trio, with clarinetist Alex Ward and bassist John Edwards, will perform some of Baker’s newer tunes for the first set. These compositions reflect Baker’s long involvement with the music of Herbie Nichols and Thelonious Monk, among other things. For the second set, Steve Noble joins the group and the music moves more into the realm of free jazz and free improv. For listeners who have followed the development of free music and cutting-edge jazz in London in recent times, Baker’s cohorts probably need less introduction then he does himself, as all three have been vital and very visible contributors for many years.