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Joey Baron


Drummer Joey Baron was created in Richmond, Virginia into what he offers referred to as a Jewish working-class family members. Heavily influenced with the rock and roll, jazz, and Television designs of his youngsters, he trained himself how exactly to play through close hearing and watching various other music artists. Although he provides backed performers from a variety from the musical range — from Tony Bennett towards the LA Philharmonic, from Laurie Anderson to Al Jarreau to David Bowie — the majority of Baron’s function has been around jazz. He provides played with traditional greats such as for example Dizzy Gillespie, Artwork Pepper, and Stan Getz, in addition to modern jazz performers such as for example John Scofield, Fred Hersch, Eliane Elias, and Kenny Werner. His popularity also became associated using the avant-garde music artists from the ’80s and ’90s N.Con.C. downtown picture, including John Zorn, Tim Berne (he and Baron co-led the group Small), the Lounge Lizards, and Naked Town. One of the over 300 recordings which Baron provides made an appearance, over 50 of these are connected with Zorn. Besides his activity with the ’90s with Zorn’s Masada quartet (with trumpeter Dave Douglas and bassist Greg Cohen), Baron led his very own group, Barondown (offering sax great Ellery Eskelin), which released three albums: Crackshot, RAIsedpleasuredot, and Tongue in Groove. Under his very own name he released two Southern-influenced funky R&B albums: Down House in 1997 and We’ll Shortly LEARN in 2000. The music group on both recordings included Ron Carter, Costs Frisell, and Arthur Blythe. This year 2010, Baron documented Discussion, a duet recording of specifications and improvisations with guitarist Jim Hall. Since 2000, he in addition has appeared like a sideman for the ECM label in organizations led by John Abercrombie, John Taylor, Marc Johnson, Steve Kuhn, and Gary Peacock. Alongside Expenses Frisell, Gary Peacock, and Lee Konitz, Baron was section of an random group that released the 2012 live recording Enfants Terribles, attracted from a operate of dates in the Blue Notice in NEW YORK. The following yr, Baron issued Simply Listen, among the uncommon albums he documented as the primary artist, with efforts from regular collaborator Frisell. And in Sept 2016, ECM released Channels, a cooperation between Baron, Jakob Bro, and Thomas Morgan.

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Full Name Joey Baron
Salary 1.92 million EUR
Profession Drummer, Composer
Education Berklee College of Music
Nationality American
Siblings Michael Barton
Music Groups Naked City, Miniature
Albums Play Morricone, Down Home, Tongue in Groove, Heaven on Earth, Sunday Night at the Vanguard, Absinthe, Mostly Coltrane, Leng Tch'e, We'll Soon Find Out, Play Morricone 1 & 2, Play Morricone 2, Current Conditions, Play Morricone 1, Live at the Vortex, Secrets, Dream Dance, Un Incontro Illusorio, Unprotected Music, Radio, Joey Baron - Raised Pleasure Dot, Dave Douglas: In Our Lifetime, Keys And Skins, Titok, Ballads, Blind Date, Just Listen, Streams, Rosslyn, Scattered Thoughts, Black Box, Live!
Movies A Bookshelf on Top of the Sky: 12 Stories About John Zorn

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Masada: Live at Tonic 1999 2004 Video Himself
A Bookshelf on Top of the Sky: 12 Stories About John Zorn 2002 Documentary Himself

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