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Ginger Baker

Ginger Baker
Born: Aug 19, 1939 in Lewisham, London, England
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Genre: Blues, Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Ginger Baker was rock's first superstar drummer and the most influential percussionist of the 1960s. There were other drummers who were well-known to the public before him, including the Beatles' Ringo Starr and, in England at the end of the 1950s, the Shadows' Tony Meehan, but they were famous primarily ...Read full biography
Coward Of The County
Released: 1999
Label: Atlantic Records
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During the early '90s, Ginger Baker gradually established his reputation as a genuine jazz musician, proving that he was no rocker who was merely dabbling. Of course, anyone familiar with Cream will realize ...Read full review
Middle Passage
Released: 1990
Label: Axiom Records
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With producer Bill Laswell, who mixes African drummers (Ayib Dieng, Mar Gueye, Magette Fall) with fusioneers (Bernie Worrell, Jonas Hellborg, Nicky Skopelitis) and bassists (Jah Wohble and Laswell) to ...Read full review
More Ginger Baker Trio albums: Main Albums (30), Compilations (6), DVD/Video (2)