Complete your fela ransomekuti and the africa 70 with ginger baker collection. This noholdsbarred, sad, and hilarious portrait of the man referred to as rocks first great drummer and perhaps still its best lets him tell his own story, intercut with footage of his continenthopping life, from london to l. Baker jay bulger jay bulger fisher stevens 2012 filmmaker jay bulger interviews ginger baker, legendary and often volatile drummer of the rock groups cream and blind faith. Ginger baker comes across as largely charmless in beware of mr baker, which is what makes it such a compelling documentary, writes mark kermode published. Baker and his book hellraiser chart the course of his life and this website constantly updated by the baker family alongside the facebook official ginger baker fan page, stands as a tribute to the ginger baker legacy. Baker is a 2012 american documentary film by jay bulger about the jazz and rock drummer ginger baker. Ginger baker is bat st crazy but is a rythmic genius. Interactive menu, scene access, trailers, synopsis. In 2012 the jay bulger documentary film beware of mr. Ginger bakers wild rhythms ginger baker redefined the possibilities for rock drumming. Ginger baker new songs, albums, biography, chart history, photos, videos, news, and more on billboard, the goto source for whats hot in music. At home with rock n roll monster ginger baker, creams legendary scarletmaned, hellraising drummer. Ginger baker is critically ill in the hospital, per his. Ginger bakerstateexpanded to show the template expanded, i.
In 2005 gaf baker met cream een korte serie concerten in londen. Ginger baker is known for playing in cream and blind faith, but the world. Baker 2012 stream and watch online filmmaker jay bulger interviews ginger baker, legendary and often volatile drummer of the rock groups cream and blind faith. Jun 24, 2014 now, on the heels of the 2012 documentary beware of mr. Baker, a drummer s tale is an essential part of the ginger baker legacy sealing his reputation as one of the greatest rock drummers the world has ever seen and a true hellraiser. Baker presents a cleareyed, thoroughly gripping look at one of rocks greatest and most personally problematic musicians. It is quite good, but i dont mean to talk about the movie here. Following in the tradition of searching for sugar man, jay bulgers awardwinning and frequently hilarious film is a wonderful tribute to the music legend and features contributions from carlos santana, stewart copeland. Awardwinning documentary about excream and blind faith drummer, ginger baker.
Ginger baker, furieus drumbeest en archetypische rockjunk, op 80. Ginger baker, the drummer from cream and blind faith, has died at the age of 80. This documentary about ginger baker, drummer for cream and blind faith, includes interviews with eric clapton, steve winwood, carlos santana and more. Jul 12, 2011 cream toad live at royal albert hall, london. But the worlds greatest and most volatile drummer didnt really hit his stride until 1972, when he journeyed to nigeria and discovered the sounds of fela kutis afrobeat. Heard clive anderson try to interview him once, it was hard work. Over his tumultuous career in the music industry, baker has lost as much as he has gained. Baker cimu videot titokzatoscsatater nevu felhasznalo toltotte fel az zene kategoriaba. With his jazz confusion project all tracks are the original versions from the original albums with the recent success of the film beware of mr. Apr 18, 20 beware of mr baker is a biopic of the drummer ginger baker, best known for his success with the band cream.
He died on october 6, 2019 in canterbury, kent, uk. Oct 06, 2019 ginger baker was a prodigiously talented and volcanically temperamental. Credited with introducing african beats and world music to western audiences, he has become one of the most influential musicians of all time due to an unparalleled ability on the drums. Ginger baker is the original rock and roll madman junkie drummer superstar. Baker, a drummer s tale is an essential part of the ginger baker legacy sealing his reputation as one of the greatest rock drummers the world has ever seen and a. For bulgers article the devil and ginger baker in rolling stone magazine, bulger lived with baker in south africa where baker had. Ever keen on african music, even relocating to nigeria for a few years in the 1970s, one of ginger bakers many projects was the african force a jazzedup drum and percussion ensemble featuring francis mensah, ampofo, ansou mana bangoura and j. This noholdsbarred, sad, and hilarious portrait of the man referred to as rocks first.
Baker, which chronicles the musicians life and career. Best known as the fiery, gamechanging drummer from the 1960s british supergroup cream w eric clapton and jack bruce, ginger baker is a true music pioneer. The cantankerous drummer has been ill for a while, with his family announcing via his unverified twitter account on september 25 that the baker family are sad to announce that ginger is critically ill in the hospital. Ginger baker is a very typical jerk at frankly curious. Legendary and indestructible rock drummer ginger baker is the focus of this documentary, which recaps his turbulent history and many influences. Download the app to listen live wherever you are and connect with us like never before. When jay bulger met ginger baker interview magazine. Peter edward ginger baker 19 august 1939 6 october 2019 was an english drummer and. Baker brought ginger bakers wild presence and career to the world of cinema. This noholdsbarred, sad, and often hilarious portrait of the man referred to as rocks first great drummer and perhaps still its best lets him tell his own story, intercut with footage of his continenthopping life, from. May 16, 20 ginger baker in beware of mr baker it gets off to a magnificent start, with a scene of the 73yearold baker attacking the films director, jay bulger, with his walking stick and just. Jun 25, 2014 now, on the heels of the 2012 documentary beware of mr. Ill download it off the server later, see if hes as bad as ive heard. Anyone with an interest in any sort of music should spend a few minutes watching this.
With every smash of the drum is a man smashing through life, and smashing the filmmakers nose on the last day of filming. Apparently he takes irascible and curmudgeonly beyond legendary artist levels i. Baker 2012 starring ginger baker and john lydon on dvd and bluray. Ginger s hands and feet narrate this epic quest for rhythmic perfection, never stopping, always on the forefront of musical experimentation and innovation. And if you eliminate his amazing musical abilities, he is just like countless men that ive known.
Branded by many in the music industry as the greatest drummer of all time, baker. Baker, which brought him and his fascinating life to a wider public, ginger baker takes the influences that helped shape him and puts them. His work in the 1960s and 1970s earned him the reputation of rocks first superstar drummer, for a style that melded jazz and african rhythms and pioneered both jazz fusion and world music baker began playing drums at age 15, and later took lessons from english. The hardliving british expat now living in south africa has left a trail of scorched earth, and sublime music, behind him.
A madman and a genius best known for his work with cream and blind faith, baker is often lauded as the inventor of rock n roll drumming. A year later came the release of the documentary beware of mr. The consensus reads, free of the hagiographic overtones that dog many documentary profiles, beware of mr. Baker interacting and playing drums together in colorado and it was rather touching. Ginger baker was born on august 19, 1939 in lewisham, london, england as peter edward baker. Peter edward ginger baker 19 august 1939 6 october 2019 was an english drummer and a cofounder of the rock band cream. Music of cream brings sons to carry famous fathers creative. Ginger baker, femi kuti, eric clapton, stewart copeland, bob adcock, tony allen, carmine appice, brian auger, ginette. Ginger baker, eric clapton, stewart copeland, jack bruce. The past and present life of legendary drummer ginger baker. Music of cream brings sons to carry famous fathers.
A drummer with the legendary cream and blind faith, the recently departed ginger baker was as well known for his antics off stage as he was for his brilliant musicianship. The past and present life of legendary drummer ginger baker addeddate 20200319 09. Spend some time with rock n roll monster ginger baker, creams legendary scarletmaned, hellraising drummer. Baker full movie snagfilms ginger baker is wellknown for his smashing work in cream and blind faith. Ginger baker looks back on his musical career with cream and blind faith, his introduction to fela kuti, his selfdestructive patterns and losses of fortune and his. You need bluray dvd player to view this bluray dvd. Ginger bakerstatecollapsed to show the template collapsed, i. At home with rock n roll monster ginger baker, creams legendary scarlet maned, hellraising drummer. His work in the 1960s and 1970s earned him the reputation of rocks first superstar drummer, for a style that melded jazz and african rhythms and pioneered both jazz fusion and world music. The film won several awards and was nominated for the grierson award at the 2012 london film festival. Ginger baker is the mad, bad drummer best known for playing in cream and. Known for playing in cream and blind faith, the worlds greatest drummer didnt truly hit his stride until 1972, when he arrived in nigeria and discovered fela kutis afrobeat. With ginger baker, femi kuti, eric clapton, stewart copeland. Sep 26, 2019 ginger baker in the 2012 documentary beware of mr baker snagfilms cream s cofounder and drummer ginger baker is critically ill in hospital, according to his family who shared the news on.471 485 1448 1537 1642 1126 47 1001 776 232 801 1550 1303 1017 28 275 1065 1178 1452 1537 243 474 1207 452 729 1614 454 1138 1316 516 539 33 1184 1313 448 41 630 1076 913 1339 562 1165 1442 1173 967 64 940 1052 436