Join us each Saturday at 3pm for a fun, interactive and educational broadcast. We have a variety of guests each week, and this education is free and open to the public viewable on the Coast Music Facebook page. This week we are thrilled to have Michael Baker as our guest. Michael is a world-renowned drummer who will be joining us all the way from Italy!
Michael’s resume is far too long to list here. He was the Music Director and Drummer for Whitney Houston for 18 years, and he has a long and distinguished resume playing, producing and arranging. He has performed and recorded with some of the world’s top recording artists including Annie Lennox, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Missy Elliott, Sting, Andy Summers, Christina Aguilera, James Taylor, Elton John, Mary J., Blige, Celine Dion, Ricky Martin, Brandy, Bruce Hornsby, Luther Vandross, Ray Charles, and so many more.
He has also performed with Italian superstars; Pino Daniele, Mario Biondi, Giorgia, Zuccaro and Jazz artists such as Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Branford Marsalis, The Zawinul Syndicate, Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, Kirk Whalum, Stanley Turrentine, Billy Childs, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Lyle, Dianne Reeves, Clark Terry, The Ellington Orchestra and many others.
Michael attended North Texas State University and is endorsed by Yamaha Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Remo Drum Heads, Ableton Live, and Rob Papen.
Drummers will not want to miss this!! Make sure you attend this live event, so you can ask Michael questions in the comments section.