The results are charming in their own way, but one wishes that Baker could ease up on the "Sunshine of Your Love" tom-tom fills once in a while. It is a career bookended by power trios, first with his partnership with fellow virtuosos Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce in Cream, and then, almost 30 years later and well after most would have written him off as a relic from a bygone era, this trio with Charlie Haden and Bill Frisell. The original lineup consisted of Ginger Baker on drums, Steve Winwood on organ and vocals, Ric Grech on violin and bass, Jeanette Jacobs on vocals, Denny Laine on guitar and vocals, Phil Seamen on drums, Alan White on drums, Chris Wood on tenor sax and flute, Graham Bond on alto sax, Harold McNair on tenor sax and flute, and Remi Kabaka on percussion. To the surprise of many, especially Clapton, he and Baker soon rejoined another supergroup, Blind Faith, which also had keyboardist and singer Stevie Winwood and bassist Ric Grech. As a jazz drummer, Baker is surprisingly convincing on most of the material. In fact, there is a certain pleasant symmetry to his recording career between the mid-'60s and the mid-'90s. The tune was composed by Ginger Baker and it is a five-minute drum solo (with a brief guitar and bass introduction and ending), and is considered one of the first drums solos in the history of music. Sites: gingerbaker.com, Facebook, Facebook, Wikipedia.

A co-founder of Cream, he also played with Blind Faith, Hawkwind and Fela Kuti in a … By turns hauntingly melancholy and fearlessly experimental, this record is sure to please Frisell and Haden fans, and likely to pleasantly surprise those who enjoy Baker's work with Cream. Ginger Baker was an English drummer who was famous for his role as drummer and founder of the rock band Cream.He also performed alongside …

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