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Keith Jarrett - 63% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Classical Jazz Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 May 1945, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. Growing up in a highly musical family, Jarrett displayed startling precocity and was playing piano from the age of three. From a very early age he also composed music and long before he entered his teens was touring as a professional musician, playing classical music and his own compositions. He continued with his studies at Berklee Read more

Billy Cobham - 34% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Cobham, 16 May 1944, Panama. Cobham began playing drums while growing up in New York City, to where his family had moved while he was still a small child. He studied at the city’s High School of Music before entering military service. In the army he played in a band and by the time of his discharge had achieved a high level of proficiency. In the late 60s he pla Read more

Mahavishnu Orchestra - 24% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Led by guitarist John McLaughlin (4 January 1942, Yorkshire, England), between 1972 and 1976 the Mahavishnu Orchestra played a leading part in the creation of jazz rock fusion music. Mahavishnu was the name given to McLaughlin by his Hindu guru Snr i Chimnoy, and the unit’s early work showed the influence of Indian ragas. The first line-up included several musicians who Read more

Bill Bruford - 23% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Scott Bruford, 17 May 1949, Sevenoaks, Kent, England. A founder member of progressive rock outfit Yes in 1968, Bruford left four years later at the height of the band’s popularity. An accomplished drummer, he opted to join King Crimson, where his skills were put to even greater test, and remained there until leader Robert Fripp dissolved the line-up in 1974. Bru Read more

Bill Frisell - 23% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Blues Easy Listening Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Spoken Word World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Richard Frisell, 18 March 1951, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Frisell is acknowledged as one of the most influential and exciting jazz guitarists to emerge in the latter half of the 20th century. Collaborating with artists from the world of pop, country, world and classical music has, in addition, brought his unique style to a much wider audience than many of his contemp Read more

Bill Laswell - 23% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock Reggae World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 February 1955, Salem, Illinois, USA. Laswell started playing guitar but later switched to bass. He was, he has said, more interested in being in a band than in playing music, but in the 70s he became more committed and has since organized some of the most challenging bands in recent popular music, including Material, Curlew (with Tom Cora, Nicky Skopelitis and George Cart Read more

Bruford - 23% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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John McLaughlin - 21% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Return To Forever - 21% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This jazz fusion group originally featured Chick Corea (Armando Anthony Corea, 12 June 1941, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA; keyboards), Joe Farrell (b. Joseph Carl Firrantello, 16 December 1937, Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA, d. 10 January 1986, Los Angeles, California, USA; soprano saxophone/flute), Flora Purim (b. 6 March 1942, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; vocals), Stanley Cla Read more

Tony Williams - 21% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 December 1945, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 23 February 1997, Daly City, California, USA. Williams was raised in Boston, Massachusetts, where his father, an amateur musician, encouraged him to take up drums. Williams studied with Alan Dawson and was sitting in at local clubs before he entered his teens. At the age of 15, he was freelancing in and around Boston and had alrea Read more

Herbie Hancock - 20% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Funk Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Herbert Jeffrey Hancock, 12 April 1940, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Growing up in a musical household, Hancock studied piano from the age of seven and gave his first public performance just two years later. Although he played classical music at his debut Hancock’s interest lay mostly in jazz. During high school and college he played in semi-professional bands and on occasio Read more

Chick Corea - 19% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Armando Anthony Corea, 12 June 1941, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA. After a very musical home environment, pianist Corea’s first notable professional engagements were in the Latin bands of Mongo Santamaría and Willie Bobo (1962-63), playing a style of music that continues to influence him today. Joining Blue Mitchell’s band in 1964, he spent two years with the Read more

Max Roach - 19% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Maxwell Lenard Roach, 10 January 1924, New Land, North Carolina, USA, d. 16 August 2007, New York City, New Yok, USA. One of the most technically gifted musicians in the history of jazz, Roach was a major figure in the development of the music and his consistently high standard of performance never faltered.Learning to play drums in his pre-teenage ye Read more

Soft Machine - 19% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Easy Listening Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Founded in 1966, the original line-up was Robert Wyatt (Robert Wyatt-Ellidge, 28 January 1945, Bristol, England; drums/vocals), Kevin Ayers (b. 16 August 1944, Herne Bay, Kent, England; vocals), Daevid Allen (b. 13 January 1938, Melbourne, Australia), Mike Ratledge and, very briefly, guitarist Larry Nolan. By autumn 1967 the classic line-up of the Soft Machine’s art-r Read more

Weather Report - 19% match to Ginger Baker

Genres: Funk Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Founded by Joe Zawinul (Josef Erich Zawinul, 7 July 1932, Landstraße, Vienna, Austria, d. 11 September 2007, Vienna, Austria; keyboards) and Wayne Shorter (b. 25 August 1933, Newark, New Jersey, USA; reeds). The highly accomplished Weather Report was one of the groups credited with inventing jazz rock fusion music in the early 70s. The two founders had worked together Read more


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