Guy Barker

Biography

Born: 1957; Chiswick, London, England  
A superior British trumpeter with an attractive tone and a versatile style, Guy Barker has thus far recorded as a leader for Miles Music and Spotlite. In England, after formal study, he played with John Dankworth, the visiting Gil Evans, Mike Westbrook, Chris Hunter, Carla Bley, Ornette Coleman ("Skies of America") and Clark Tracey. Baker also worked extensively with Stan Tracey and played at repertory concerts. His Isn't It set for Spotlite Read more includes an effective version of Bix Beiderbecke's "In a Mist." ~ Scott Yanow Read less