The Baker SuiteThe Baker Suite Contact: Ms Gayle Buckby
Art-folk, french cafe, and gypsy romantica…storytelling is at the heart of The Baker Suite,
surrounded by rich instrumentation and evocative melodies. Playing in
festivals and theatres’ across the globe, they take the listener on
cinematic journey’s from the seaside carnival ground to the central
‘Minor masterpieces that blend folk, country, blues and jazz speckled
with global allusions sit beside quirky pop songs suggestive of Paul
Simon’. The Weekend Australian (4 stars).
The Baker Suite (Australia) is John Baker (guitar) and Gayle Buckby
(accordion) – often joined by John Aue or Lyndon Gray (double bass),
Julian Ferraretto (violin) and Enrico Mick Morena (drums).
Major festival appearances include WOMADelaide (AU 2014),
International Asia-Pacific Music Festival (RU 2014), Adelaide Cabaret
Festival (AU 2014), Port Fairy Folk Festival (AU 2015), Blue Mountains
Music Festival (AU 2015), Bohemia Jazz Festival (CZ, 2012), Okayama
Cultural Festival (JP, 2010), Nelson Arts Festival (NZ, 2010),
International Guitar Festival (AU, 2009), Adelaide Festival of Arts
(AU), Lorch Am Rhein Cultural Festival (DE), and The Australian
National Folk Festival. They’ve opened shows for Elton John, Kate
Ceberano, Archie Roach & Ruby Hunter, Donald Harrison Quintet (US),
Vika and Linda Bull, Francoiz Breut (Fr) and Mary Gauthier (US).