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Eric Clapton and Friends: A Tribute Concert to Ginger Baker

Eric Clapton recently announced a one-time only concert to celebrate the musical life of his dear friend Ginger Baker. Eric Clapton and Friends: A Tribute to Ginger Baker will take place Monday, February 17, 2020 at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith…

Modern Drummer
Nov 26, 2019

Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp Hollywood, CA 2015

Photo taken at the Rock'n'roll Fantasy Camp in North Hollywood on 11/06/15. On November 6, Modern Drummer’s Billy Amendola hosted an afternoon Q&A at David Fishof’s Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp with legendary drummer Ginger Baker. Later that evening, Amendola…

Modern Drummer
Nov 13, 2015

Win a Ginger Baker Prize Package

To celebrate the release of Ginger Baker’s new CD, Why?, Motéma Records has put together a prize package that all Ginger Baker fans will want to get their hands on. Ginger Baker Why? Best known as the fiery, game-changing drummer…

Modern Drummer
Jun 9, 2014

Ginger Baker to Release A Drummer’s Tale and Photo Album

To mark his seventy-fifth birthday, Ginger Baker and his family have joined forces with PledgeMusic to create and release a career-spanning anthology on CD and vinyl, entitled A Drummer’s Tale, and a very personal, limited-edition family album picture book. By…

Modern Drummer
Feb 14, 2014

Ginger Baker Coming To the Iridium in NYC

Iconic British drummer Ginger Baker will be performing at the Iridium in New York City this coming October 9 – 13. Baker came to prominence in the mid-’60s with the hugely influential heavy psychedelic rock group Cream, which also featured…

Modern Drummer
May 31, 2013

Ginger Baker Documentary Premieres at SXSW

Check out the trailer for Jay Bulger’s documentary on Ginger Baker, the drummer/leader who’s famed for his work with Cream, Blind Faith, the Baker Gurvitz Army, the Graham Bond Organisation, Bill Laswell, Fela Kuti, and Public Imagine Ltd., among others.…

Modern Drummer
Mar 8, 2012