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Sam Baker and Don Conoscenti
Phone (405) 524-0738
Price $20
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Jazz

Sam Baker and Don Conoscenti

Friday, Sep 27, 2013 8:00p
The Blue Door Oklahoma City, OK

Sam Baker grew up in a prairie town, Itasca, TX, where he was exposed to a wide array of music as a child by his mother, a local church organist, and his father, who shared a hefty collection of country blues artists. A defining moment in Baker's life came in 1986 when he was traveling on a train in Peru. A terrorist bomb exploded and he was gravely injured, the passengers with whom he had made friends, not so lucky. His journey back to physical, emotional, and spiritual health formed his quiet and… Show more

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Don Conoscenti
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Don Conoscenti began his music career playing rock & roll and later earned acclaim as a jazz guitarist. But he is best known for dynamic acoustic folk performances characterized by a distinctive use of multiple and partial capos and a wide-ranging instrumental proficiency that includes six and 12-string guitar, steel guitar, piano, drums, percussion, flute, recorder, didgeridoo, mandolin, banjo, and harmonica....
Sam Baker
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With his raspy, almost spoken word vocal style and his literate, poignant, and carefully observed songs that grapple with the beauties, complexities, and little tragedies of this world, Sam Baker has much in common with other Texan songwriters like Robert Earl Keen, James McMurtry, Townes Van Zandt, and Guy Clark, although his approach to narrative probably comes closest to an artist like John Prine....
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The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
(405) 524-0738
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