Guy BARKER

Tuesday, May 31 2005, 00:00:00

It was great to meet and know a very cool guy and an amazing musician : Guy Barker. He came to Casablanca in a recording project. ( see interview ) The Sunday's jammers were delighted to play with him and share great moments of music.
Born in Chiswick, West London, the british trumpeter Guy Barker played with Dizzy Gillespie, John Dankworth, Ornette Coleman ("Skies of America"), the visiting Gil Evans, Chris Hunter, Mike Westbrook, Carla Bley and Clark Tracey. His credits as a session musician include Sting, Quincy Jones, George Benson, Grace Jones. Award as Best Trumpeter at the British Jazz Awards. He performed in the orchestra supporting Frank Sinatra on three tours and he has also accompanied a number of other major voices - Mel Torme, Liza Minnelli and Cleo Laine among others. In 1986 Guy Barker was nominated for an All Music Award.

Discography:

    Into The Blue
    Isn't It
    Timeswing
    What Love Is
    Soundtrack

The Guy Barker latest album Soundtrack is presented in two parts in a same CD and about part II Guy says:"...after I had composed an album's worth of material, I decided to write something inspired by my love of classic films from the forties and the fifties..."

TRUMPET: GUY BARKER - ALTO SAXOPHONE: ROSARIO GIULIANI - TENOR SAXOPHONE: DENYS BAPTISTE - TROMBONE: BARNABY DICKINSON - PIANO/HAMMOND ORGAN: JIM WATSON - BASS: ORLANDO LE FLEMING - DRUMS: SEBASTIAAN DE KROM

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