David Baker

David Baker

Real Name:
David Howard Baker
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Born: October 12, 1945. Died: July 14, 2004.

A Grammy Award-winning Producer and Engineer, Baker's career started in 1965 with a series of indoor and outdoor field recordings.

In 1967 he joined Apostolic Studios in New York City and continued his training simultaneously at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and The Institute of Audio Research in New York. He rose to Chief Engineer at Apostolic and stayed on until the studio closed in 1970.

From 1973 until 1975, he was Vanguard Records' Chief Engineer. He then freelanced until the mid-1980s, when he was asked to remaster the entire Vanguard catalogue. He worked with over a dozen other labels than Vanguard, including ECM, Enja, Blue Note, Atlantic, Sony, Verve, Black Saint, Soul Note, MaxJazz, Universal and Polygram, and worked with such artists as Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention, John McLaughlin and Larry Coryell, Shirley Horn, Al DiMeola, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Maceo Parker, John Scofield, John Zorn and Sun Ra, and engineers/producers such as Yoshihiro Suzuki and Yasohachi Itoh.
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David Baker Discography

Compilations

LHCD027 Various Le Miroir Noir Various - Trippin' - The Groove Merchant Compilation (Comp) Luv N' Haight LHCD027 US 1996 Sell This Version