Kofi Baker made his first appearance with his father Ginger Baker in 1975 on the live UK TV show The Old Grey Whistle Test, he’s been playing before the public ever since.
The early 80’s found Kofi and his father playing drum duets throughout Europe. Later Kofi toured with John Ethridge (Soft Machine), gigged in London with Steve Waller (Manfred Mann) and with Randy California (Spirit). He joined Steve Marriot after Humble Pie and toured Europe.
Highlights of the 1990’s for Kofi were a Budapest tour with Jack Bruce, signing to Scotty Brothers Records and recording the album Lost City in ‘92, followed by the album “Abstract Logic” with Jonas Hellborg and Shawn Lane in 1994. This was followed by a variety of tours including more drum duets with Ginger Baker.
Now living in L.A., Kofi formed Mojo with Ric Fierabracci and Brett Garsed. Kofi then played in OHM, a jazz fusion outfit with Chris Poland (of Megadeth) on guitar and Robert Pagliari on bass, he has also toured in support on Joe Satriani’s European Tour.
More recently Kofi has completed The Extreme Guitar Tour with Uli Jon Roth -Former Scorpions lead guitarist, Vinny Appice – DIO, Black Sabbath, Rick Derringer, John Lennon ect. Vinnie Moore – Lead guitarist with UFO.
Kofi is now living in Hobart IN. Kofi Baker’s Cream Experience is his latest inspiration – a powerful trio that rivals that of Cream.
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