Lynn Baker

LectroCoustic

OA2 22102

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...a captivating sense of sophistication...high expectations are not disappointed; connect with the message, the content will be appeased.
-All About Jazz

For his second OA2 release, saxophonist Lynn Baker looked to Weather Report, Joe Cocker, Steve Coleman, McCoy Tyner, and even the O'Jays for inspiration, creating a variety of contemporary compositions and grooves to explore with his electric/acoustic group. Pianist-keyboardist Eric Gunnison, bassist Bijoux Barbosa, drummer Paul Mullikin, and Baker have been musical teammates for years, making any conceptual path they decide to explore seem like a very fine idea.


Track Listing:

1 Troubled Penn 5:39
2 One for Billy 9:54
3 Cocker 4:58
4 Home of the Whopper 4:16
5 Secrets Untold 5:24
6 Out Swingin' 5:40
7 Slow Blow 5:29
8 PMDC Blues 5:40
9 Mac Coy 9:38

Performers:

Lynn Baker - Tenor & Soprano Saxophones, Cabasa, Shaker, Congas,
Caxixi, Small Bells, Tambourine, Wind Chimes, Hand Claps
Eric Gunnison - Steinway Grand PIano, Nord Electro 3, and Yamaha Motif Rack
Eduardo "Bijoux" Barbosa - Yamaha TRB JP2 six-string electric bass, Fender Jazz fretless
electric bass, Fender Lyte PJ electric bass, acoustic bass
Paul Mullikin - Drums

Production Info:

Produced by Lynn Baker
Recorded by Michael Schulze
Assistant Engineer: Nathan Baker
Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered at the Lamont School of Music Studio A, University of Denver, Denver, CO
December 17/18, 2012
Session photography and cover art by Kalin Baker
Cover design & layout by John Bishop


Reviews of LectroCoustic

Midwest Record (Chris Spector)
I’m feeling that Weather Report vibe on this set of originals that like to push the envelope. Smart, crisp playing from the whole crew drives this set with a heady abandon that feels good. In the pocket throughout, this bunch of comers is marking their territory well on this second outing which plainly shows they’ve got the right stuff. Smoking stu ...







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