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Live Concert
Monday, November 1, 1999, 8:00 p.m. EST
Musical Arts Center, Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

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The broadcast will be available until November 30, 1999

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David Baker

David Baker, Director

David Baker, Distinguished Professor of Music, is Chair of the Jazz Studies Department at Indiana University School of Music. He received his MME from IU in 1954. A celebrated trombonist, Prof. Baker has played in the bands of Quincy Jones, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, and Lionel Hampton. International lecturer and clinician, his is the author of Jazz Pedagogy and more than 60 other books on jazz and black music. He has also written numerous articles in Down Beat, Instrumentalist and Orchestra News. Additionally, he serves as a member of arts organizations around the country including the National Council on the Arts; Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, of which he is co-director; and National Jazz Service Organization, of which he is President. He has numerous recordings as a performer, composer and conductor on Columbia, Philips, New World, Laurel, and Liscio labels.


This concert is free and open to the public. Ninety percent of concerts held at the Musical Arts Center are not ticketed.

Concert Program

David Baker: Blues for D.P.
Dave Devine, Guitar (Indianapolis)
Mike Vance, Tenor Saxophone (Woodland, WA)
Ansyn Banks, Trumpet (Columbus, OH)
Neal Hefti: Teddy the Toad
Duke Ellington: In a Sentimental Mood
Sara Caswell, Violin (Bloomington, IN)
David Baker: Cahaphi
Colin Brigstocke, Trumpet (Azusa, CA)
Rahsaan Jelani Barber, Tenor Saxophone (Nashville, Tennessee)
Hartley: 4-5-6
Ed Renz, Baritone Saxophone (Ft. Wayne, IN)
Andy Fehrenbach, Trumpet (Huber Heights, OH)
Rich Dole, Bass Trombone (Edwardsville, IL)
Hoagy Carmichael/arr. David Baker: Hoagy Carmichael Collage
Georgia on My Mind
The Nearness of You
Lazy Bones

Amy Fanning, Vocal (Plainfield, IN)
Chris White, Piano (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)
Rockin' Chair
Heart and Soul
I Get Along Without You Very Well

Amy Fanning, Vocal (Plainfield, IN)
Ol' Buttermilk Sky
Oliver Nelson: Blues and the Abstract Truth
Josh Aguiar, Trumpet (South Pasadena, CA)
Bob Thornton, Piano (Niceville, FL)
Benny Reid, Alto Saxophone (Westfield, NJ)
Deno Sanders (Indianapolis)
Charles Mingus: II BS
Jack Helsley, Bass (Bloomington, IN)
Glen Cavanagh, Alto Saxophone (Columbus, IN)
Dave Devine, Guitar (Indianapolis)
Mike Vance, Tenor Saxophone (Woodland, WA)
James De La Garza, Trumpet (Covina, CA)
Roland J. Barber, Trombone (Nashville, Tennessee)

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