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The Baker Suite
Thursday 14 April 7.00pm
Minor masterpieces that blend folk, country, blues and jazz speckled with global allusions sit beside quirky pop songs suggestive of Paul Simon’. The Australian, 4 stars****
The Baker Suite is John Baker (guitar/vocals), Gayle Buckby (accordion, vocals), Julian Ferraretto (violin) and Lyndon Gray (double bass). Baker’s evocative songwriting is supported with lush musical arrangements and exciting improvisation.
After touring across Europe over the last 3 years, The Baker Suite tour Australia in 2016 to release their 5th studio album. Festival appearances include WOMADelaide (AU), International Asia-Pacific Music Festival (RU), Port Fairy FF (AU), Blue Mountains MF (AU), Bohemia Jazz Festival (CZ), Okayama Cultural Festival (JP), Nelson Arts Festival (NZ), International Guitar Festival (AU), Adelaide Festival of Arts (AU), Adelaide Cabaret Festival (AU), Lorch Am Rhein Cultural Festival (DE), and The National Folk Festival (AU).
‘Harks back to great writers such as James Taylor, Jimmy Webb, Carole King and Burt Bacharach’, Paul Grabowsky