(b Withersnea, England, UK, 1 March 1921). Influential and
highly accomplished English trumpeter and flugelhorn exponent, Baker embraces most
jazz styles and is known primarily as a brilliant melodist and fluent mainstram
improviser. He has worked in numerous bands, including those of Lew Stone,
George Chisholm and Ted Heath and, indeed, led his own - Kenny baker's Dozen. He also
works extensively for radio and television and is a much admired composer and arranger.
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