Undoubtedly one of the best drummers in the world, the legendary Ginger Baker comes to Berlin this May for a special live concert at the Machinenhaus with his Jazz Confusion featuring Pee Wee Ellis.
Peter Edward “Ginger” Baker (born 19 August 1939) is an English drummer, best known as the founder of the rock band Cream. A member also of Blind Faith, Hawkwind, and a number of other bands, including his own Ginger Baker’s Air Force, he is known for his numerous associations with world music, mainly the use of African influences.
Baker is widely recognized as one of the most influential drummers of all time, and has had a significant influence on the rock genre, inspiring countless drummers over a variety of genres.Among Baker’s other collaborations are his recordings, concerts, and session work variously with Gary Moore, Masters of Reality and Public Image Ltd, Atomic Rooster, Bill Laswell, jazz bassist Charlie Haden, jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, pioneering afro beat musician Fela Kuti, and another personally led effort, Ginger Baker’s Energy.
Ginger Baker Jazz Confusion w/ Pee Wee Ellis
Presented by Jazzwerkstatt
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 20:00 CET
Maschinenhaus | Knaackstraße 97 | 10435 Berlin/Prenzlauer-Berg