Wayne Baker (3)

Wayne Baker (3)

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Trumpet / Flugelhorn - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Wayne Baker was born in Halifax and received his initial music training through the Halifax All-City Music Program. After graduating high school he moved to Toronto to study at Humber College. During this time he was fortunate to record two albums and tour Europe with the top band. He free-lanced in Toronto for 10 years playing any and all kinds of music. He is a founding member of the celebrated latin group Manteca, and has performed behind a wide variety of performers ranging from jazz stars such as Patti Page, Mel Torme, and Rosemary Clooney to pop icons such as Natalie Cole, Dionne Warwick, and The Spinners. From 1978-1988 Wayne played trumpet for the Charlottetown Festival, touring the country 3 times with Anne of Green Gables. In 1983-84 he was a featured performer in the hit show SWING!. Since returning to Halifax, Wayne has been a teacher in the public schools. He continues to write for and perform with a wide variety of groups. Currently with THE SOUNDS OF MOTOWN (2015)
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Wayne Baker (3) Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

Billy Reed And The Street People Billy Reed And The Street People - Billy Reed And The Street People Acme Records (9) Canada 1979 Sell This Version
KRL 1001 Big Bird (4) And Oscar The Grouch Big Bird (4) And Oscar The Grouch - Camping in Canada(LP) Kids' Records KRL 1001 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
LM476 Available Space (2) Featuring Cherie Camp I Can't Stand It Available Space (2) Featuring Cherie Camp - Available Space Featuring Cherie Camp(LP, Album) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation LM476 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
SV 2119 Various Various - CJAZ 96 · 9 F M Presents - Jazz Discovery(LP, Comp) Quality Records Limited SV 2119 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
C-Note 821044 Aaron Davis Aaron Davis - Nouvelle Afrique(LP, Album) C-Note Records (3) C-Note 821044 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
DSRD 31069 Manteca (2) Manteca (2) - Extra Extra - Eleven Years In 70 Minutes(CD, Comp) Duke Street Records DSRD 31069 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
CAR 2468 Linda Carvery Linda Carvery - Yesterday / Today(CD) CBC Maritimes CAR 2468 Canada 2000 Sell This Version
WRC1-172 The Humber Jazz Ensemble The Humber Jazz Ensemble - Fusion 1(LP, Album) World Records (3) WRC1-172 Canada Unknown Sell This Version