Live Stream Archive
Joe Marcinek Band
Joe Marcinek Band is an ever evolving mixture of original compositions and incredible musicians. Each show has a slightly different lineup and interpretation. The music is a blend of jazz and funk with a cerebral emphasis on groove and improvisation.
Recently the JMB performed for ex president Bill Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative at the Field Museum in Chicago. The group just finished a successful run with special guest keyboardist Steve Molitz from Particle and Phil Lesh and Friends. Other artists JMB has played with include, Jen Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band), Allie Kral (Yonder Mountain String Band), Nick Gerlach (Cosby Sweater), Joe Hettinga (Digital Tape Machine / Strange Arrangement), Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band) – and many more.
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.
September 21, 2019 09:00 PM
September 22, 2019 03:00 AM
Sat, Sep 21, 2019 
Joe Marcinek Plays The Dead feat Kofi Baker – Saturday, September 21st
The Mousetrap Bar & Grill 5565 N. Keystone Ave., Indianapolis, IN. 46220