Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (born 19 August 1939) is an English drummer and a founder of the rock band Cream. His work in the 1960s earned him the reputation of "rock's first superstar drummer", while his individual style melds a jazz background with African rhythms.
Beware of Mr. Baker - in UK cinemas and on Curzon Home Cinema. 129. 27. See all. Posts. Beware of Mr. Baker!" Documentary Page. 11 August 2015 ·. RIP Ian Jones. Huge supporter of Beware of Mr. Baker. Great photographer and NYC fixture. Now we must band together to try and get Ginger Baker knighted by the Queen. He was an ambassador for your music and connected western-African music worlds and cultures. He was an explorer of sound. While his father died for your country, GB and his famiky survived the bombs.
With Ginger Baker, Femi Kuti, Eric Clapton, Stewart Copeland. Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound. 0Check in. X I'm Watching This! Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.
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The difference for me is that Ginger Baker was never my hero, so he couldn't disappoint me. But the single question I'd most like to have asked Ginger Baker – and which should have been asked in the film – is a variant on Simon's: Why are you such an unpleasant man? What possible benefit does it bring you? After all, you don't watch Beware of Mr Baker and think: he might be a tosser, but at least he's happy. In fact, he just seems filled with anger and bitterness. I've had peculiar interviews before.
Why? (Ginger Baker album). Why? is the fourth album by British drummer Ginger Baker. It was released in 2014 on Motema Music, and is his first solo album in 16 years. Ginger Spice" (Ron Miles) – 6:08. 12+ More Blues" ( Alfred Ellis ) – 7:25. Cyril Davis" (Ginger Baker) – 6:44. Footprints" ( Wayne Shorter ) – 6:56. Aïn Témouchent" (Ginger Baker) – 6:46. St. Thomas" ( Sonny Rollins ) – 6:04. Aiko Biaye" (Traditional) – 7:28. Why?" (Ginger Baker) – 4:45. Ginger Baker – drums. Pee Wee Ellis – saxophone
If you’ve got a problem with Ginger Baker, go ahead and hit him in the nose. He’d welcome it. I ain’t gonna sue you. I’m gonna hit you back, the crazy drummer tells the camera in this trailer for the new documentary Beware of Mr. Baker, which screens multiple times at SXSW in Austin beginning March 10th. Eric Clapton, Johnny Rotten, Carlos Santana, Charlie Watts and Neil Peart are just a few of the legendary musicians who attest to the musical gift of the drummer, best known for playing in Cream and Blind Faith before discovering the Afrobeat of Fela Kuti
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