"Clint Baker, who plays New Orleans classic and revivalist jazz, is skilled not only on cornet but on trombone, alto sax, guitar, banjo, bass, tuba, and drums! On cornet his style tends to be primitive, influenced to an extent by Bunk Johnson and Kid Thomas Valentine. Baker credits Jim Borkenhagen with teaching him how to play New Orleans style, and he was encouraged along the way by Leon Oakley and Percy Humphrey. Referring to himself modestly as "a craftsman of music," Clint Baker is proudest of his ability to teach students about traditional jazz."

–from "Trumpet Kings (The Players Who Shaped The Sound Of The Jazz Trumpet)" by Scott Yanow

 

clint baker cornet Cornet / Trumpet
Bands: Clint Baker's New Orleans Jazz Band, The Reynolds Brothers Rhythm Rascals, High Sierra Jazz Band, Gaucho, The Hot Club Of San Francisco, Golden Gate Rhythm Machine, Black Diamond Blue Blue Five, Gremoli, Paul Cosentino's Boilermaker Jazz Band, Leon Redbone, Port City Jazz Band
Recordings: "Going Huge" & "In The Groove" - Clint Baker's New Orleans Jazz Band, "I've Got Horses & Numbers On My Mind" - Black Diamond Blue Five, "A New Orleans Jazz Gumbo" - Various Artists

Playing Trumpet on "Solid Old Man" with The Hot Club of San Francisco

Playing Cornet on "Crazy 'Bout My Baby" with Clint Baker's Hot Five

clint baker trombone Trombone
Bands: Clint Baker's New Orleans Jazz Band, The Reynolds Brothers Rhythm Rascals, Grand Dominion Jazz Band, Black Diamond Blue Blue Five, Gremoli, Paul Cosentino's Boilermaker Jazz Band, Narvin Kimbell, Rosemary Clooney, Port City Jazz Band
Recordings: "Tears" - New Orleans Jazz Band, "Ninety And Still Delivering" - Narvin Kimbell
Playing Trombone on "St. Louis Blues" with Narvin Kimbell
 
clint baker clarinet Clarinet
Bands: The Cafe Borrone All-Stars, Clint Baker's New Orleans Jazz Band, The Reynolds Brothers Rhythm Rascals, Grand Dominion Jazz Band, Mal Sharpe's Big Money In Jazz Band, Black Diamond Blue Blue Five, Port City Jazz Band
Recordings: "I've Got Horses & Numbers On My Mind" - Black Diamond Blue Five, "Who's Foolin' Who?" - Katie Cavera
Playing Clarinet on "Do Something" with Katie Cavera

 

 

clint baker guitar Guitar
Bands: Leon Oakley's Friends Of Jazz, Barbara Dane, Jim Cullum's Jazz Band, Usonia Jazz Band, Tom Sharpsteen's Purple Quartet, Gaucho, The Hot Club Of San Francisco, Paul Cosentino's Boilermaker Jazz Band, Dawn Lambeth, Bill Carter, Port City Jazz Band, The Delta Stompers
Recordings: "Midnight Blue" - Dawn Lambeth, "Chasin' The Blues" - The Jim Cullum Jazz Band, "What Are You Gonna Do When There Ain't No Jazz?" - Barbara Dane, "Do What Ory Say!" - The Delta Stompers
Playing Guitar on "How Can You Face Me? " with Barbara Dane

 

 

clint baker tenor banjo

Tenor Banjo
Bands: The New Orleans Rascals (Osaka, Japan), Greasy Kid Stuff, The Washboard Wizards, Reynolds Bothers Rhythm Rascals, Tom Sharpsteen's Purple Quartet, Paul Cosentino's Boilermaker Jazz Band, Bill Carter, Chris Tyle, Port City Jazz Band, Grand Dominion Jazz Band
Recordings: "Something Within Me" - Bill Carter's Jazz Band, "Sugar Blues: Tribute To King Oliver" - Chris Tyle's Silver Leaf Jazz Band

Playing Banjo on "Ice Cream" with The New Orleans Rascals

 

 

clint baker tuba Tuba
Bands: The Yerba Buena Stompers, Black Diamond Blue Five, The San Diego Jazz Instructors, Paul Cosentino's Boilermaker Jazz Band, Bob Schultz's Frisco Jazz Band, The Magnolia Jazz Band, Port City Jazz Band, Norma Teagarden
Recordings: "Yama Yama Man" & "The Gospel According To The Yerba Buena Stompers" - Yerba Buena Stompers, "Yerba Buena Bounce" - The Hot Club Of San Francisco
Playing Tuba on "Nobody Cares If I'm Blue" with Katie Cavera
 
clint baker string bass String Bass
Bands: Hal Smith's Roadrunners, Ray Skjelbred, Hal Smith's Rhythmmakers, Usonia Jazz Band, Usonia Jazz Band, Barbara Dane, Gaucho, The Hot Club Of San Francisco, The Golden Eagles, The Imperial Serenaders, Alan Adam's New Orleans Wanderers, Paul Cosentino's Boilermaker Jazz Band, Dan Barrett, Port City Jazz Band
Recordings: "At The End Of The Road" - Hal Smith's Roadrunners, "Cosa Mesa Sessions" & "Jazz & Blues" - Ray Skjelbred, "Music Of The Bolden Era" - The Imperial Serenaders, "Concentratin' On Fats" - Hal Smith's Rhythmakers
Playing String Bass on "Once Or Twice" with Hal Smith's Roadrunners

 

clint baker drums Drums
Bands: Clint Baker's New Orleans Jazz Band, Yerba Buena Stompers, EFO, Jim Cullum's Jazz Band, Grand Dominion, Climax Jazz Band, Leon Oakley's Friends Of Jazz, Tom Sharpsteen's Orlandos, Golden Gate Rhythm Machine, Creole Syncopators, The Golden Eagles, George Probert, Baldy Mountain Swing, Gremoli, Paul Cosentino's Boilermaker Jazz Band, Dan Barrett, Chris Tyle, "Tuba Fats" Lacen, Port City Jazz Band
Recordings: "San Francisco Bay Blues", "Duff Campbell's Revenge", "Barbary Coast", & "Dawn Club Favorites" - Yerba Buena Stompers, "Swing Out To Victory" - Tom Sharpsteen's Orlandos, "In The Gutter" - International Jazz Band

Playing Drums on "Panama" with EFO


VIDEOS


"When I Grow Too Old To Dream"
- The Cafe Borrone All Stars
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Clint Baker trumpet and vocal, Robert Young sax, Jim Klippert trombone, Jason Vanderford guitar, Monte Reyes banjo, and Bill Reinhart bass.

 

"Pretty Boy"
- Climax Jazz Band
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Chris Daniels bass, Jim Buchmann soprano sax, Dave Kosmyna trumpet, Len Gosling trombone, Jack Vincken banjo, and Clint Baker drums.

"St. Louis Blues"
- The Cafe Borrone All Stars -

Clint Baker clarinet, Leon Oakley cornet, Robert Young sax, Jim Klippert trombone and vocal, Ray Skjelbred piano, Monte Reyes banjo, Bill Reinhart bass, and Jason Vanderford guitar.

For more videos of the Cafe Borrone All Stars visit: www.youtube.com/SFRaeAnn


 

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