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Joey Baron

dr, *1955 US, Richmond, Virginia
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz

Joey Baron (born June 26, 1955 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American avant-garde jazz drummer probably best known for his work with Bill Frisell, Stan Getz, Steve Kuhn, and John Zorn. He has also performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, David Bowie, Tony Bennett, Carmen McRae, Laurie Anderson, John Scofield, Al Jarreau, Michael Jackson, Jim Hall, Eric Vloeimans, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Pepper, John Abercrombie, Tim Berne, Pat Martino and Eliane Elias. His own groups he has led include the Down Home Group, Barondown, Killer Joey.

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Synthesizer
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Wisteria on Wisteria by Steve Kuhn, Steve Swallow & Joey Baron
Heroines on Streams by Jakob Bro, Thomas Morgan & Joey Baron
And I Love Her on And I Love Her by Marc Copland, Joey Baron & Drew Gress
Pastorale on Wisteria by Steve Kuhn, Steve Swallow & Joey Baron
Romance on Wisteria by Steve Kuhn, Steve Swallow & Joey Baron
Opal on Streams by Jakob Bro, Thomas Morgan & Joey Baron
Cantaloupe Island on And I Love Her by Marc Copland, Joey Baron & Drew Gress
Mi Sono Innamorato Di Te on Ballads by Enrico Pieranunzi, Joey Baron & Marc Johnson
Shell Pink on Streams by Jakob Bro, Thomas Morgan & Joey Baron
Red Hook - Live At The Jazz Standard, New York / 2017 on Bay Of Rainbows by Jakob Bro, Thomas Morgan & Joey Baron

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Live In Mannheim 2009Big Four + Joey Baron2018Album
Now You Hear MeJoey Baron - Robyn Schulkowsky2018Album
Better By FarMarc Copland, Ralph Alessi, Drew Gress, Joey Baron2017Album
Live!Irene Schweizer – Joey Baron2017Album
8 DuosChristian Wolff - Robyn Schulkowsky, Frederic Rzewski, Kim Kashkashian, Joey Baron, Reinhold Friedrich, Rohan de Saram2013Album
Just ListenJoey Baron2013Album
Enfants TerriblesLee Konitz / Bill Frisell / Gary Peacock / Joey Baron2012Album
My One and Only LoveRobert Majewski, Bobo Stenson, Palle Danielsson, Joey Baron2011Album
Venice, Dal VivoJoey Baron, Bruno Chevillon, Elliott Sharp, Franck Vigroux2010Album
Dinosaur DancesJoey Baron / Robyn Schulkowsky2010Album
ConversationsJim Hall & Joey Baron2010Album
Heaven On EarthJames Carter, John Medeski, Christian McBride, Adam Rogers, Joey Baron2009Album
SecretsMark Feldman / Uri Caine / Greg Cohen / Joey Baron2009Album
Live At The VortexJulian Siegel Trio With Joey Baron & Greg Cohen2008Album
Keys And SkinsAntonello Salis, Joey Baron2008Album
At SunsetRob Price with Ellery Eskelin, Trevor Dunn, Joey Baron2004Album
RosslynJohn Taylor / Marc Johnson / Joey Baron2003Album
Short StayMorten Ramsbøl Group Featuring Joey Baron2002Album
Un Incontro IllusorioJasper van't Hof / Studio Dudok2001Album
BeyondJoey Baron / Elliott Sharp / Roberto Zorzi2001Album
We'll Soon Find OutJoey Baron, Arthur Blythe, Ron Carter, Bill Frisell1999Album
An Unclear Trial: More Than ThisKeiji Haino With Greg Cohen & Joey Baron1998Album
Down HomeJoey Baron, Arthur Blythe, Ron Carter, Bill Frisell1997Album
Summer RunningMarc Johnson Featuring Bill Frisell • Pat Metheny • Joey Baron1997Single
Alternate Currents (a Grammavision Sampler)Ray Anderson, Clusone Trio, John Scofield, Ron Miles, Medeski Martin & Wood, Peter Apfelbaum, Bill Frisell, Kermit Driscoll, Joey Baron, Bobby Previte, Bob Moses, David Fiuczynski, John Medeski, John Carter1996Compil.
CrackshotJoey Baron + Barondown1995Album
Live / I Am An IndianBill Frisell, Kermit Driscoll, Joey Baron, Clusone 31995Album
LiveBill Frisell / Kermit Driscoll / Joey Baron1995Album
LauritaRichard Galliano With Michel Portal, Didier Lockwood, Toots Thielemans, Palle Danielsson, Joey Baron1995Album
RAIsed Pleasure DotJoey Baron1994Album
Tongue In GrooveJoey Baron1992Album
MiniatureMiniature / Joey Baron, Tim Berne, Hank Roberts1988Album
SarabandeFred Hersch with Charlie Haden, Joey Baron1987Album
HappyingAndrew Simpkins, Joey Baron, Dave Mackay1977Album
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