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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: March 1, 1921 | Died: December 7, 1999

Kenny Baker was born in Withernsea, Yorkshire in 1921. Both his parents were musical and he credited his mother with giving him a thorough musical grounding in theory and harmony at a very early age. This stood him in good stead when he wanted to arrange and compose. He began by playing piano, sax, violin and piano-accordian before switching to tenor horn and then cornet. While in Withernsea he played in the Gospel Mission Band as well leading his own band at the Queens hotel. When the family moved to Hull he played local gigs as well as playing in the West Hull Silver Band. In 1940 he came to London with comedian Sandy Powell for a three week season at the London Coliseum...
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