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Ginger Baker Jazz Confusion at Helsinki Festival at Huvila Festival Tent


Huvila Festival Tent
Helsinki Festival

Tokoinranta (Hakaniemi), Eläintarhantie 8


Wed, August 27, 2014

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In the 1960s, Ginger Baker became known for his flamboyant and overwhelming drumming. His reputation was further bolstered by his outrageous off-stage antics and fiery temper that has become the stuff of musical legend. Drummer and founder member of both the legendary Cream and super group Blind Faith, Ginger Baker is still considered one of the foremost rock ’n’ roll drummers of all time. Although the 1960s were a time of psychedelic rock and early progressive rock, his key musical influences can be traced back to the jazz scene, including the explosive sound of Max Roach and Art Blakey. In the early 1970s, Baker established close creative links with Africa, including collaborations with Fela Kuti....

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Helsinki Festival uploaded this event on May 6, 2014