Posts Tagged ‘Ginger Baker’

Our Top Picks for the DC Jazz Festival

Tuesday, June 24
It's awfully hard to find a reason not to recommend Allyn Johnson for the opening night of the festival—but then again, why would you even search for one? The evening represents the capstone on Johnson's June residency at Bohemian Caverns, where he's spent every Tuesday in solo piano performance. (He's also been recording [...]

ToDo ToDay: D.C. Meat Week! Beware of Mr. Baker!

Unlike virtuosic hard hitters like Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham or The Who’s Keith Moon, former Cream drummer Ginger Baker used his talents for evil, competing with bandmates Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce instead of complementing them by hanging back. Bad vibes followed Baker away from the kit, as made clear in Beware of Mr. Baker, a [...]

Arts Roundup: White Room Edition

Jay Bulger, a Washington native, wins the top documentary prize at South by Southwest for his film about drummer Ginger Baker. [The Style Blog]
Smithsonian American Art Museum releases a trailer for its sure-to-be-blockbuster exhibit "The Art of Video Games" [Eye Level]
The Making of the Listen Local First mobile music venue [Ben Droz]
Curator Laura Roulet discusses [...]