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Baikida Carroll

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: January 15, 1947    

(composer, trumpet) is a highly pivotal figure in the music world as both a composer and trumpeter. His scores and trumpet have distinguished theater, dance, TV, film and concerts for 4 decades.

His music has been heard at prestigious forums throughout the world, including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Walker Arts Center, La MaMa Theatre, the New York and Washington, DC Shakespeare Festivals, The Corcoran Gallery (Wash. DC), the Chicago Art Museum, the McCarter Theatre (Princeton, NY), the Mark Taper Forum (LA), the Asolo Theatre (Sarasoto, FL) Merkin Concert Hall (NYC), Le Grand Palais (Paris), the Belgium Opera, the Berlin Opera, the Market Theater (Johannesburg, South Africa), and a multitude of international jazz festivals....
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Awards

The National Endowment for the Arts, Meet the Composer, The Musicians Foundation, and The International Cite des Arts (Paris). He received the 1999 ASCAP/IAJE Duke Ellington Established Jazz Composer Award, the Chamber Music America's Jazz composer honors for 2003, and the 2010 New York State Council for the Arts Artist Commission award
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    Marionettes On A High Wire

    Soul Note
    2001
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    Door Of The Cage

    Soul Note
    1995
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    Shadows And Reflections

    Soul Note
    1982
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”Like Miles Davis, Clark Terry and Lester Bowie, Baikida Carroll is a cutting edge St. Louis trumpet player. Carroll is a brilliant, demanding and innovative composer and soloist, with a big, commanding sound, tone and attack. Always in demand, Carroll is revered by his peers and has my total admiration and respect” _ Quincy Troupe Author of Miles and Me, co-author of Miles: The Autobiography (2002)

“Colorful, loose and imaginative are meek understatements when describing the sumptuous music on Marionettes on a High Wire.” -John Murph, Down Beat

“There's a beautiful kind of daring in the music -- a rough tenderness in Carroll's trumpet tone, a palpable spiritual commitment from all the players involved...

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Shilke X3 trumpet, Couesnon "Monopole" flugelhorn, Shilke custom 19D3e trumpet & flugelhorn mouthpieces, Logic Studio Pro, Sibelius notation
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