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Leland Baker Quartet: Jazz at Mount Pleasant

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Mt. Pleasant Library

Leland Baker Quartet

We welcome back the Leland Baker Quartet to celebrate our tenth annual jazz concert at Mount Pleasant Library!

The Leland Baker quartet features Michael Carabello on keys, Brayden Beason on bass, Marcus Grant on drums, and Leland Baker at the helm on tenor saxophone. The Leland Baker quartet plays with energy and passion, emphasizing the soul of the blues and the spirit of jazz.

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BIO

Leland Baker is a jazz saxophonist, as well as a music educator; teaching privately, and leading his own project/ lecture series, Bridging Gaps. He lived and spent time honing his craft in the great cities of New Orleans and New York City. While living in New York City, Leland has had the opportunity to perform and study with many of the brilliant artists the city has to offer, including Lawrence Clark, Kahlil Bell, Tim Green, and Roy Hargrove.

Leland attended Loyola University in New Orleans, LA where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies. While in undergraduate school he studied with world acclaimed saxophonists Tony Dagradi, John Ellis and George Garzone. He later attended the University of Rhode Island where he earned a Master’s Degree in Music Performance. Leland continues to perform, record, and teach throughout New England and NYC.

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Details

Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Mt. Pleasant Library
315 Academy Avenue
Providence, RI 02908 United States
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Phone
(401) 272-0106