Monday, February 21, 2011

#1369 ... Louis Baker

Louis Baker, at Frank Kitts Park, Wellington Waterfront ... great soul with an easy overlay. Louis is a musician with an eclectic taste, including Soul, Funk, Folk, Blues and R & B. In 2007 Louis' song “Three Ladies” was a finalist in the prestigious NZ competition 'Play It Strange' and was released on the Play It Strange Compilation album. Louis’ talent was identified again in 2008, winning the NZ national Primal Youth 'Acoustic Sessions'.

More recently Louis has focused on formalising his music, majoring in jazz guitar at Massey University NZSM, Wellington. He's also has been working on the Louis Baker Trio, playing at regular gigs in popular Wellington venues like the San Francisco Bathhouse, Bodega, the Southern Cross and The Lido,

Louis Baker draws influence from musicians like Jeff Buckley, John Mayer, Herbie Hancock, Joni Mitchell, D'Angelo and Jimi Hendrix. In developing his music, He dreams of one day performing worldwide, as well as continuing to perform before an ever broadening and appreciative audience here in New Zealand.

1 comment:

Steffe said...

Always interesting to talk to artists.