Ginger Baker is well-known for his smashing work in Cream and Blind Faith. But the world’s greatest (and most volatile) drummer didn’t really hit his stride until 1972, when he journeyed to Nigeria and discovered the sounds of Fela Kuti’s…
CERRONE: Drummer Who Influenced DJs and Rap Artists
A short documentary from Pitchfork about a legendary drummer from Europe named Cerrone who was inspired by a Jimi Hendrix concert in Paris. Cerrone invented sampling, pioneered disco beats and he’s credited with inventing tribal house music.
‘BEWARE OF MR. BAKER’: Evil Drummer Reinvents Rock ‘n’ Roll
By Gregory Crofton “BEWARE OF MR. BAKER” was one of this year’s hit documentaries, which means it will likely at least recoup its expenses, but more importantly, that both critics and audiences liked it. It’s hard to go wrong with…
Legendary Drummer Ginger Baker Interviewed by BBC
Legendary drummer Ginger Baker walked through a glass door one day after breaking it with his foot. Watch this short interview he did with the BBC.