ANFTD #27: Joey Baron

Photo by John Rogers for NPR.
Photo by John Rogers for NPR.

This episode of ANFTD features legendary drummer Joey Baron and was recorded while on tour with Dave Douglas and Sound Prints. His long and varied career features performances and recordings with some of the most notable musicians of our time. See from Wikipedia below:

Joey Baron (born June 26, 1955 in Richmond, Virginia)[1] is an American avant-garde jazz drummer probably best known for his work with Bill FrisellStan GetzSteve Kuhn, and John Zorn. He has also performed with the Los Angeles PhilharmonicDavid BowieTony BennettCarmen McRaeLaurie AndersonJohn ScofieldAl JarreauMichael JacksonJim HallEric VloeimansDizzy GillespieArt PepperJohn AbercrombieTim BernePat Martino and Eliane Elias. His own groups he has led include the Down Home Group, BarondownKiller Joey.

 

Music played in this episode:

“Little Boy” by Joey Baron from Down Home (Intuition)
Arthur Blythe, alto sax
Ron Carter, bass
Bill Frisell, guitar
Joey Baron, drums

“Bennie’s Bugle” by Bennie Goodman from Just Listen
Bill Frisell, Guitar
Joey Baron, drums

“Old Folks” by Dedette Lee Hill / Willard Robison from At the Great American Music Hall, 1976
Carmen McRae, voice
Marshall Otwell, piano
Ed Bennet, bass
Joey Baron, drums

“What” by Joey Baron from Down Home (Intuition)
Arthur Blythe, alto sax
Ron Carter, bass
Bill Frisell, guitar
Joey Baron, drums

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