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08.24.2019 | Focal Point 3rd Annual Traditional Jazz Series: Clint Baker: A Tribute to the Cornet Kings of New Orleans (Featuring T.J. Muller & Wild Bill Mason) | $15 - $20

August 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Categories: Music


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Multi-instrumentalist Clint Baker (San Francisco) is known internationally among traditional jazz fans as a prolific champion of New Orleans-style jazz music. Throughout his career he has worked alongside jazz greats such as Bob Helm and Big Bill Bissonnette, and as a younger musician he received advice and encouragement from Percy Humphrey (Preservation Hall/ Eureka Jazz Band). Today, Clint Baker is a leading authority on the performance of New Orleans-style jazz and can be heard regularly at jazz festivals around the country as well as weekly in his hometown of San Francisco. For his Focal Point debut he will lead the audience through an entertaining and educational evening discussing and performing the music of several influential New Orleans cornet players including King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Bunk Johnson, and more! On stage he will be accompanied by a band including local jazz cornet legend Bill Mason (the St. Louis Ragtimers) and British multi-instrumentalist T.J. Muller.

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